Poroshenko cash manager ICU reaps big profits from government ties

MINEX Forum | February 9, 2018
img0 Investment Capital Ukraine chief Makar Paseniuk (C) is at a company event on Dec. 24, 2015. Paseniuk, a U.S.-educated financier, has spearheaded some of the firm’s most controversial and scandal-ridden investments. Photo by icu.ua One of Ukraine’s top investment funds has blurred the lines between public service and private benefit, making millions of dollars along ...

Ukraine Cuts Dependence on Russian Nuclear Fuel, Moves Away From Coal

MINEX Forum | February 8, 2018
img0 Southern Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant (Source: ru-an.info) Westinghouse will extend nuclear fuel deliveries to seven of Ukraine’s fifteen nuclear power units to 2021–2025, in line with a contract signed between this firm and Ukraine’s state-owned nuclear power company Energoatom. Deliveries to Ukraine under the new deal are to begin immediately after the current contract expires ...