Focus: Poroshenko gets ahead Firtash in Ukraine's wealthiest people list
Ukrainian weekly news magazine Focus has published the traditional rating of Ukraine’s hundred wealthiest people.
The biggest moneybag traditionally remains an oligarch and owner of SCM Rinat Akhmetov. His assets are estimated at $3.1 billion. The leader of Privat group and former governor of Dnipropetrovsk region Ihor Kolomoisky ranked second, with a fortune estimated at $1.4 billion.
Kolomoisky's business partner Hennadiy Boholiubov ranks third with the same amount.
Read alsoAkhmetov still tops richest Ukrainians list, Poroshenko's income $100 mln upThe fourth place with $1.4 billion is occupied by the founder of EastOne investment advisory company and son in law of former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma Viktor Pinchuk.
Yuriy Kosyuk, owner and CEO of PJSC Myronivskiy Khliboprodukt, has raised his position. He ranked fifth with a fortune of $769 million. The sixth one with $727 million is President of Development Construction Holding (DCH) Oleksandr Yaroslavskiy.
The seventh place with $710 million is occupied by CEO of Nibulon agricultural enterprise Oleksiy Vadaturskiy.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has also moved up in the rating. His bankroll is estimated at $679 million, giving him the eight position.
Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash is number nine. Unlike other rich men in the top ten, he has lost some points – he has $665 million at the moment.
The top ten is closed by former MP and Kernel group shareholder Andriy Verevskiy, who has $642 million.
The list includes such newcomers as former Minister of Environmental Protection Mykola Zlochevskiy (32nd place with $148 million), head of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's administration Borys Lozhkin (33rd place with $146 million), former MP from the Party of Regions and Board Chairman of Konti company Borys Kolesnikov ($135 million), and co-chairman of the Vidrodznennia parliamentary group Vitaliy Khomutynnik (57th place with $88 million).
Volodymyr and Vitaliy Klitschko have also become the freshmen of the rating, ranking 63rd with $80 million. In addition, co-owner of Rozetka.ua online store Vladyslav Chechotkin ranks 74th with $66 million.