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Rinat Akhmetov

Rinat Akhmetov

Rinat Akhmetov was born in 1966 in Donetsk and received a degree in economics from Donetsk National University. Media call him the richest Ukrainian: Forbes-Ukraine estimates his capital at $2.5 million and Focus in $ 3.1 billion.Rinat Akhmetov is known as the owner of the corporation "System Capital Management" (SCM) and FC "Shakhtar". The scope of his business interests are energy sector and metallurgy, finance, real estate.Rinat Akhmetov was one of the main sponsors of "Party of Regions" and the "Opposition bloc". Rinat Akhmetov owns channels of "Media Group Ukraine", media outlets of "Today Multimedia" and several regional media outlets in Donetsk and Zaporozhye regions.In 2014 he founded a humanitarian fund ”Dopomozhemo” ("Let us help"), which supplies humanitarian aid to the "gray zone" and to the occupied territories of Donbass.

Media Companies / Groups
Media Outlets



Energy | D.TEK and a variety of affiliate companies working in energy generation and distribution, including regional energy companies D.TEK, PJSC “Kyivenergo”, LLC “Service invest”, “Wind Service”, filling station net LLC “Parallel¬M LTD” #

Metallurgy |

Family & Friends

Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends

Viktor Yanukovych – friend and business partner, former President of Ukraine, leader of Party of Regions

Further Information


SSU suspects Rinat Akhmetov's compamies in trading with the occupied territories.
Correspondence of “Donbas” journalists with the separatists.

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

A number of TV Channels broadcast under one brand. A list of non-media related businesses is inexhaustible.


State register Ministry of justice of Ukraine of print media and information agencies as subjects of information activity. Retrieved on August 2016, from

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