Rinat Akhmetov

Ukrainian businessman, oligarch

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.[1]

Rinat Akhmetov
Рінат Ахметов
Akhmetov in 2008
Born (1966-09-21) 21 September 1966 (age 57)
Known forOwner, System Capital Management Group
Owner, Shakhtar Donetsk
Political partyOpposition 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.[2]

References change

  1. "Rinat Akhmetov". Forbes. Retrieved 2023-07-31.
  2. Sheppard, David (2023-07-30). "DTEK's Maxim Timchenko: 'If we are crushed, technically or financially, then we would lose this war'". Financial Times. Retrieved 2023-07-31.