Ukrayinska Pravda

"Ukrayinska Pravda" is a socio-political online publication. It was founded in April 2000 by Olena Prytula and Georgiy Gongadze. Gongadze was the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper, while Prytula was an Editorial Assistant. After the events in September, when Gongadze had been kidnapped and murdered, the website was headed by Olena Prytula. As a result of IMI media-monitoring " Ukrayinska Pravda" is one of the top-media in compliance with journalistic standards.

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Audience Share

10.4

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

free content

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Media Companies / Groups

Ukrayinska Pravda

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Voting Rights

Olena Prytula - 100%

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General Information

Founding Year

2000

Founder

Olena Prytula # Georgiy Gongadze

Affiliated Interests Founder

Olena Prytula was born on March 10, 1967 in Zavolzhye, Gorkivska oblast, Russia. She moved to Ukraine when she was 6 years old. She graduated from Electroacoustic and Ultrasonic sound department of Automatics and Computational Tools faculty of Odessa National Polytechnic University. Later she moved to Crimea with her husband. In 1993 she started her work in “Interfax-Ukraine” agency where she worked untill spring of 2000. From 1993 to 1995 she worked as a stringer of “Reuters” agency in Crimea. In 1996 she moved to Kiev. During the same year she undertook an internship in Duke University of North Carolina. From 1996 till 1999 she covered the work of the president of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma, for “Interfax”. In July 1999, she was entitled as a merited journalist of Ukraine.
In April, 2000 together with Georgy Gongadze created an internet media outlet “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”). Gongadze became an editor in chief and Prytula became his assistant. She became a head and an editor-in-chief of “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”) after Gongadze was murdered in 2000. In November, 2014 Sevgil Musaeva became an editor in chief of “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”), while Prytula stayed in a project as a person responsible for strategy and special projects of the media outlet.
Olena Prytula was in civil marriage with Pavlo Sheremet, a journalist who was murdered in July 2016. Sergiy Leschenko, was deputy editor in Ukrainska Pravda before he became a member of the Ukrainian Parliament from president's party.

Ceo

Olena Prytula

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Olena Prytula was born on March 10, 1967 in Zavolzhye, Gorkivska oblast, Russia. She moved to Ukraine when she was 6 years old. She graduated from Electroacoustic and Ultrasonic sound department of Automatics and Computational Tools faculty of Odessa National Polytechnic University. Later she moved to Crimea with her husband. In 1993 she started her work in “Interfax-Ukraine” agency where she worked untill spring of 2000. From 1993 to 1995 she worked as a stringer of “Reuters” agency in Crimea. In 1996 she moved to Kiev. During the same year she undertook an internship in Duke University of North Carolina. From 1996 till 1999 she covered the work of the president of Ukraine, Leonid Kuchma, for “Interfax”. In July 1999, she was entitled as a merited journalist of Ukraine.
In April, 2000 together with Georgy Gongadze created an internet media outlet “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”). Gongadze became an editor in chief and Prytula became his assistant. She became a head and an editor-in-chief of “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”) after Gongadze was murdered in 2000. In November, 2014 Sevgil Musaeva became an editor in chief of “Ukrainska Pravda” (“Ukrainian Truth”), while Prytula stayed in a project as a person responsible for strategy and special projects of the media outlet.
Olena Prytula was in civil marriage with Pavlo Sheremet, a journalist who was murdered in July 2016. Sergiy Leschenko, was deputy editor in Ukrainska Pravda before he became a member of the Ukrainian Parliament from president's party.

Editor-In-Chief

Sevgil Musaeva-Borovyk

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

In 2011-2013 was a correspondent of the magazine "Forbes Ukraine".
Sevgil has a few investigations about Sergiy Kurchenko, Nestor Shufrich and Yuriy Ivanyuschenko and their oil-businesses.

Other Important People

Sergiy Leschenko

Affiliated Interests other important people

Serhiy Leshchenko – was a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of pravda.com.ua (Ukrainian Truth) had been investigating for this edition, thanks to which became famous. Since November 2014 he became a member of Ukrainian Parliament on the presidential quota Petro Poroshenko Bloc Party "Solidarity". He is one of the founders of the NGO "Ukrainian Truth" together with Prytula.

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Further Information

Headlines

Нацполіція: Шеремет та Притула повідомляли про стеження ще в листопаді
Жертвою вибуху в Києві могла стати редактор "Української Правди" - слідчі http://gazeta.ua/articles/np/_zertvoyu-vibuhu-v-kiyevi-mogla-stati-redaktor-ukrayinskoyi-pravdi-slidchi/712040

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Sources Media Profile

Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and civic formations. Retrieved in August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/

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