Rinat Akhmetov is a Ukrainian businessman from Donetsk. He is Ukraine’s richest man who fully owns DTEK through his System Capital Management company. In 2023 his total worth was about US$5.7 billion.
|Known for||Owner, System Capital Management Group|
Owner, Shakhtar Donetsk
|Political party||Opposition Bloc|
|Spouse(s)||Liliya Nikolaievna Smirnova|
He gave his television channels, which had routinely backed opposition politicians, to the government in 2022. He has given $158 million privately to the war effort. He says Vladimir Putin is a “war criminal”. He is suing Russia in the European Court of Human Rights for damage to his business empire.
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