Financing not so long ago-created Agency for the improvement of Ukraine and the identity of its consultant, former German Finance Minister and candidate for the post of Chancellor of peer steinbr?ck is questionable, " the German magazine.
journal reminds us That the Organization for the advancement of Ukraine was created by Ukrainian oligarchs Dmitry Virtusa, Viktor Pinchuk and Rinat Akhmetov. The organization plans to advise Kiev and to convince foreign investors to invest in the Ukrainian economy. To be sure, the oligarchs are going to do together with Germany "guarantee Fund" in the amount of five hundred million dollars.
German journalist emphasizes That the money of the Ukrainian oligarchs have rather ambiguous origin: Firtash in 2006 was declared wanted by the FBI due to possible contact with crime, Pinchuk is the son-in-law of former President Leonid Kuchma and has one of the largest industrial plants in Ukraine.
As of peer steinbr?ck, he found himself in the center of a scandal during the elections of 2013, when he is suspected of money laundering: it turned out That for working as a teacher it looks like got 1, 25 million euros.
Counselors not so long ago-created Agency for the improvement of Ukraine assumes a lot of work, because Ukraine's economy is now in a deplorable condition." last year, the Ukrainian economy shrank by 7, 5%. Economic downturn and the collapse of the national currency - hryvnia - led to the impoverishment of the inhabitants, and public finances are in bad shape, " recalls German journalist.