Contents tagged with Poroshenko
Poroshenko announces a number of steps to deter individuals from creating offshore accounts
In an interview with Ukrainian media, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a number of steps for “deoffshorization.”
“Attempts to prohibit the creation of and transfer of assets to offshore companies only led to an increase in their numbers. It is absolutely a dead end. I would like to present new steps which we should take to implement an effective, rapid and deep ‘deoffshorization’ process,” he said.
President Poroshenko announced that he assigned the Ministry of Finance, State …
Rothschild Investment Company confirms Poroshenko transferred his ROSHEN shares
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, transferred his share in ROSHEN Confectionary Corporation under a trust agreement to Rothschild Investment Company. “The agreement for the management of the trust was finalized on January 14, 2016. The agreement took 12-months to prepare,” as stated by Rothschild in response to a request of Interfax-Ukraine.
“The agreement was drawn up in accordance with the international standards for the transfer of assets by politicians to trusts during their term …
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine will not investigate Poroshenko's offshore accounts
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) will not conduct an investigation into the accounts of the Ukrainian President based on the Panama Papers, as it has no jurisdiction to do so.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine reported on Monday, April 4, 2016, that it will not conduct an investigation regarding the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, based on the Panama Papers and other information concerning offshore companies’ policies. The NABU referred to the Law of …
Poroshenko says his offshore accounts were not in violation of Ukrainian or international law
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has denied the illegality of placing assets owned by the firm Roshen in an offshore account. On his Facebook page on Monday, April 4, he wrote that he "may be the first head of the state in Ukraine who is very serious about the disclosure of information of property, tax payments and issues in this area in the event of a conflict of interest." According to the President, he was acting "in full accordance with Ukrainian and international civil law." …
Poroshenko: A military solution to the de-occupation of Crimea and the Donbas does not exist
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, said in an interview with Ukrainian TV channels on Sunday evening that "A military solution of the de-occupation of the Donbas region and Crimea does not exist. I am the President of the peace. The efforts of the Ukrainian diplomats are needed for the effective coordinated actions of Ukraine and those who support us in the world.”
The President was commenting on the previously expressed position concerning the advisability of breaking off diplomatic …
Poroshenko expects that Ukraine will get a new Prime Minister on April 12th
The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko expects that Ukraine will get a new Prime Minister on the 12th of April. Poroshenko reported this in his interview with Ukrainian TV Channels that was shown on the evening of 3rd of April.
“The country has to get a new Prime Minister, new Coalition and new Government’s activity program, which guarantees certain stabilization—stability of the Coalition and the Government in the first parliamentary week of work,” the President of Ukraine noted.
“I want …
Poroshenko signs decree dismissing Shokin as Ukrainian Prosecutor General
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree approving the resignation of Viktor Shokin from the position of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine. He discussed this during an interview with Ukrainian TV channels."I would like to emphasize that after the vote last Tuesday, we received the documents from the Verkhovna Rada, and the decree on Viktor Shokin’s resignation from the post of Prosecutor General was signed," the President said."The necessary consultations concerning a new candidate …
Report: Poroshenko created three offshore companies to evade taxes
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko still hasn't fulfilled his promise to sell his shares in the confectionery corporation Roshen, which he gave to Ukrainian voters on the eve of the presidential election. Instead, according to the materials released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ) on Sunday, April 3, the financial and legal advisers of the Ukrainian leader created several offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands, Cyprus and the Netherlands, to evade …
Obama confirms readiness to provide Kiev with $1 billion tranche
Barack Obama has confirmed his readiness to provide Kiev with a tranche of one billion dollars after the formation of the new government in Ukraine. According to the press service of the Ukrainian President, Obama announced this at a meeting with Petro Poroshenko during the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.
"Special attention was paid to the need to form a reform-oriented coalition and government in Ukraine as fast as possible. President Obama has confirmed his readiness to provide the …
Kiev promises to appoint a 'worthy' Prosecutor General
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed possible candidates for the post of Prosecutor General of Ukraine while he was in Washington, D.C. The White House press service stated that Poroshenko assured US Vice President Joe Biden that he is ready to appoint a new worthy Prosecutor General—one who will earn confidence.
Poroshenko also informed Biden about coalition negotiations concerning the formation of the new Ukrainian government which should be faithful to a realization of a reform …