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KP in Ukraine

"KP in Ukraine", previously – "Komsomolskaya Pravda in Ukraine" (the name was changed because of decommunisation policy in Ukraine). It is published under the license of Russian "Komsomolskaya Pravda" and support its brand communication (some content is reprinted). After the occupation of the Crimea editions and sites in Donetsk and Crimea went to the Russian "mother". It occupies the pro-Russian position, repeatedly caught by IMI in violation of journalistic standards and manipulation.

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paid content

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

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Ownership Structure

Public JSC "Komsomolskaya Pravda – Ukraine" is included in "UMH Publishing House." The owner is "Ukrainian media holding" Ltd. and "Kyiv-PRESS" Ltd., end beneficiary owner of both is BRADLEY MATTHEW DARIAN (Belize), in fact – millionaire Sergiy Kurchenko

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General Information

Founding Year

1996 |re-registration in 2009


"Kyiv-PRESS" Ltd. under the license of the publishing house "Komsomolskaya Pravda" (Russia)

Affiliated Interests Founder

Since 1999, founder and publisher of the newspaper - JSC "Komsomolskaya Pravda - Ukraine" - a structural unit of "Ukrainian Media Holding" (founder Boris Lozhkyn), which in turn is part of UMH group (UMH) - international diversified media company. In June 2013, Boris Lozhkyn announced an agreement for the sale of 98% shares of UMH group VETEK multimillionaire group of companies associated with the family of Yanukovych - Sergei Kurchenko.


Iryna Voinarovska

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Chairman of JSC "Komsomolskaya Pravda – Ukraine" CEO of "KP – Ukraine"


Oksana Bogdanova

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Oksana Bogdanova works in "Komsomolskaya Pravda" since February 2009, since August 2010 she was the editor of politics department. She is the chief editor since 2011.
She graduated from Dnipropetrovsk National University, received additional speciality "Management and Economics of Media" in Moscow State University named after Lomonosov. Her career in journalism began in the Dnipropetrovsk regional television, she worked in TV programs "Private-TV" and "Scythia", Program "7 Days" (“7 dniv”) (UT-1). In 2002 – 2004 she worked as an editor of domestic politics channel "Era". In 2004 – 2005 was the NTN correspondent in Russia. From January 2006 – correspondent of "1+1" in Russia.

Other Important People

Olena Bondarenko
Sergiy Kurchenko

Affiliated Interests other important people

Olena Bondarenko, chairman of the Supervisory Board of UMH holding since September 26, 2014. She practiced political journalism in Donetsk region, then headed the press service of the Donetsk regional council of Borys Kolesnikov. People's deputy of Ukraine of three convocations. Euromaidan opponent, supporter of dictatorial laws "of January 16".
Sergiy Kurchenko – Ukrainian businessman, the owner of a group of companies SEPEK (in Ukrainian or VETEK in Russian), (the holding UMH is its part). One of the sources of income – the so-called "resources pyramids." During the Euromaidan events disappeared from Ukraine and is hiding from the investigation


Kyiv city, 04080, Kyrylivska Street, 104.+38 044 205 43 01, +38 044 205 43 02. e-mail

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Further Information


Власник бренду заборонив газеті «Комсомольская правда в Украине» виходити у Криму

Meta Data

Collecting materials about "external" part of management is rather easy, owners and editorial policy are known. However, the "internak" kitchen is pretty closed, it is little known of how decisions are made and how the editorial policy is used.


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

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