Business Update – Feb. 18: Bank fraud, Russian energy aspirations, IMF visit

Kyiv Post | Feb 18, 2020 at 5:44 PM
  • A recent lawsuit filed in London against Valeria Gontareva and Petro Poroshenko may benefit the oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, reports Novoye Vremya.
  • Gontareva, who was governor of the National Bank between 2014 and 2017, and Poroshenko, the former president, are named defendants in a new High Court suit filed by Igor Surkis, a businessman with close ties to Kolomoisky.
  • In London, Kolomoisky, a friend and business partner of Surkis, faces a High Court trial over alleged bank fraud.