There are seven Ukrainians among 15 richest people of Eastern Europe – mass media

12:51, 08 November 2007
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The second and third places occupied by Akhmetov and Pinchuk

According to the version of “Forbs” magazine, out of 15 the richest people of Eastern Europe, there are 7 Ukrainians. The “Svoboda” Radio reports this.

Particularly, at the second and the third places of the rating, there are owner of System Capital Management corporation, “Shahtar” FC President Rynat Akhmetov with 4 billions fortune, and chairman of Interpipe corporation Victor Pinchuk, who has nearly 3 billion dollars.

The next positions are occupied by co-owner of Industrial Union of Donbass corporation Vitaliy Gaiduk, chairman of board of directors of “IUD” corporation Sergiy Taruta, and co-owners of “Pryvat” group Gennadiy Bogolyubov and Igor Kolomoiskyi.

Chairman of financial-industrial group “Finances and Credit” Kostyantyn Zhevago closes the rating.

“Forbs” magazine names Czech Peter Klener to be the richest person of the Eastern Europe.

However, none of the 15 East European rich entered the hundred of the richest people of the world. 

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