Персональный сайт Дмитрия Фирташа http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/templates/pc/images/Logo_en.png en.dmitryfirtash.com 144 30 4567546745 en.dmitryfirtash.com Персональный сайт Дмитрия Фирташа en2017-12-12 18:12 <![CDATA[Malanka Festival Took Place In Synkiv]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/malanka_festival_took_place_in_synkiv Synkiv village, Dmitry Firtash’s small motherland, hosted about three thousand people from all over Ukraine marking the national holiday of Ukrainian Malanka. In folklore and ethnographic festival "On a visit to Malanka" 25 creative teams of Ternopil and Chernivtsi regions competed for the Malanka of the year title
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2017-01-14
<![CDATA[ZTMC Contributes to the Cultural Development of the Zaporozhye Inhabitants]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ztmc_contributes_to_the_cultural_development_of_the_zaporozhye_inhabitants Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Combine, being part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, supported the all-Ukrainian festival for orphans and children with disabilities “Talented children of Ukraine”

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2016-11-24
<![CDATA[Azot Develops Social Infrastructure of Cherkasy]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/azot_develops_social_infrastructure_of_cherkasy Dmitry Firtash’s Cherkasy Azot installed about fifty complexes of modern children's play and sports equipment made at the plant. Installing sports grounds in the framework of the Preserve Your city program, which Azot has been executing in Cherkasy since 2011, the company systematically helps children's schools
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2016-11-01
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Proving My Rightness and Having My Life Back Is a Matter of Principle For Me]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_proving_my_rightness_and_having_my_life_back_is_a_matter_of_principle_for_me
In the interview to RBK-Ukraine Dmitry Firtash, the Head of the Joint Representative Body (JRB) of the employers’ party, shared his opinion about the development of the business in Ukraine, politics and investment plans. 
 

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2016-10-13
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Plans to Establish all-Ukrainian Fund to Support SME]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1371 Dmitry Firtash is working to establish an all-Ukrainian fund to support business activities. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the Head of the Joint Representative Body (JRB) of the employers’ party, in an interview to RBK-Ukraine
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2016-10-13
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: It’s Time to Sew Ukraine Together]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_its_time_to_sew_ukraine_together
Attacks on Inter TV channel, national reconciliation and economic resurrection plans discussed in an interview given to Ukraina.ru by Dmitry Firtash – one Ukraine’s leading and most influential businessmen, head of the national employers association. The conversation turned out to be quite an exciting one

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2016-10-12
<![CDATA[Azot Forms Talent Pool For Ukraine’s Chemical Industry]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/azot_forms_talent_pool_for_ukraines_chemical_industry Cherkasy Azot, part of Dmitry Firtsh’s OSTCHEM holding company, gave students of Cherkassy State Technological University an opportunity to get their first production qualification. Dmitry Firtash is sure that by forming a highly professional talent pool for the Ukrainian enterprises Group DF promotes the growth of intellectual capital – the country's main asset.
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2016-07-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Plant Helped 10 Cherkasy Schools]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_plant_helped_10_cherkasy_schools Cherkasy Azot, part of the OSTCHEM holding company (consolidating Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF fertilizer enterprises), started the summer campaign of repairs in 10 schools of the city. Cherkasy Azot traditionally helps to prepare schools for the new school year conducting repair works during the summer
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2016-07-10
<![CDATA[Azot Updated Trolleybus Park in Cherkasy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/azot_updated_trolleybus_park_in_cherkasy_ As part of the “Preserve Your City” program initiated by the owner of the company Dmitry Firtash, Azot has signed an agreement on cooperation and understanding with the Cherkasy City Council aiming to combine efforts for the socio-economic and cultural development of Cherkasy and improvement of the city's infrastructure
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2016-04-22
<![CDATA[Nika-Tera To Assist In Nikolayev Park Reconstruction]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nikatera_to_assist_in_nikolayev_park_reconstruction Nika-Tera terminal holds a competition among the Nikolayev residents to create the best design for the renovation and improvement of the wellspring and the surrounding area in the Bogoyavlensky city park. The contest is funded by the company in the framework of the Preserve Your City Program initiated by Dmitry Firtash, the owner of the enterprise
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2016-04-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Businesspeople Stand Ready to Cooperate With the Cabinet]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_businesspeople_stand_ready_to_cooperate_with_the_cabinet The Ukrainian business community looks forward to cooperating with the new Cabinet of Ministers towards the country’s economy restoration, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine in his interview to Inter TV Channel

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2016-04-18
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Businesspeople Stand Ready to Cooperate With the Cabinet]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1346 The Ukrainian business community looks forward to cooperating with the new Cabinet of Ministers towards the country’s economy restoration, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine in his interview to Inter TV Channel

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2016-04-17
<![CDATA[Ukraine Needs Peace, Income and Parliamentary Elections – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_needs_peace_income_and_parliamentary_elections__dmitry_firtash People who are interested in stability and peace in Ukraine have to come to power after the elections to the Parliament of Ukraine. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, in an interview to Inter TV channel
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2016-04-04
<![CDATA[ZTMC Enters the China's Market of Aerospace Products]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ztmc_enters_the_chinas_market_of_aerospace_products ZTMC LLC, being a part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF titanium business, passed the audit of the BAOTi specialists, who confirmed that the titanium sponge produced at ZTMC can be used without restrictions in the production process of all applications, including aerospace manufacturing
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2016-03-25
<![CDATA[Rivneazot Achieved Record Production Figures Since Its Foundation]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/rivneazot_achieved_record_production_figures_since_its_foundation Due to the large-scale modernization held in 2015 and 2016, the company managed to reach high production rates. Last year, the plant carried out major repairs of the five departments, and in 2016, Rivneazot PJSC held equipment repairs in the main production departments
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2016-03-23
<![CDATA[Group DF Companies Ramp Up Production and Create New Jobs]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_companies_ramp_up_production_and_create_new_jobs Mezhyrichensk Mining and Construction Complex, part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, issued a record number of products. Large-scale modernization of the Group's entities has allowed increasing production volumes
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2016-03-23
<![CDATA[Azot Provides Targeted Assistance To Severodonetsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/azot_provides_targeted_assistance_to_severodonetsk As part of the Preserve Your City initiative, the company invested more than UAH 40 mln in the provision of social infrastructure works. A significant part of the company’s funds were allocated for the support of the Palace of Culture named "Chemist", medical unit, catering and trade shops. In particular, in 2015 two dining rooms, a sanatorium and children health camps were repaired
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2016-03-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Increases Volume of Investments into the Economy of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_increases_volume_of_investments_into_the_economy_of_ukraine

During the current year, Dmitry Firtash’s Group of Companies Group DF has being increasing the volume of investments in the real sector of Ukraine’s economy. In 2016, Group DF has increased the volume of investments in the Nika Tera Specialized Seaport LLC


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2016-03-14
<![CDATA[DF Agro Introduces Products To the World Agricultural Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/df_agro_introduces_products_to_the_world_agricultural_market The largest greenhouse complex in the Western Ukraine "DF Agro" (Synkiv, Ternopil region), an investor of which is Dmitry Firtash, the owner of Group DF, passed Global G.A.P (Good Agricultural Practice) international certification of agricultural products. Since April 1, DF Agro begins shipping the new crop of pepper
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2016-03-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF Provides Financial Assistance to Ukrainian Cities]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_group_df_provides_financial_assistance_to_ukrainian_cities The key areas of social programs include the projects of regional social infrastructure support, various cultural, sports and recreational activities for the residents, as well as projects aimed at improving the quality of education and healthcare in the cities where OSTCHEM plants operate
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2016-02-26
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: The US Have Failed in Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_the_us_have_failed_in_ukraine In the interview to Austrian daily newspaper Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of Group DF, shared his opinion about the political crisis in Ukraine, possible ways out of the recession, spoke about his plans, reputation and his attitude to politics
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2016-02-08
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Enterprises Increase Production Volumes]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_enterprises_increase_production_volumes System improvement process allow the company to increase production volume and improve its competitiveness. The company noted that the work of the plant at full power provided not only stable jobs for workers in the chemical industry of the region, but also was a guarantee of the sowing season success for Ukrainian farmers
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2016-01-29
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Awarded Winners of Malanka Fest 2016]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_awarded_winners_of_malanka_fest_2016 This year, as well in previous years, the Foundation of Dmitry and Lada Firtash allocated substantial prize money for the festival participants – 100.000 UAH. At the same time all the Malanka groups received compensation of transport costs. This year Malanka was visited by tens of thousands of spectators
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2016-01-20
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Presented Christmas Fairytale to Bukovynians]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_presented_christmas_fairytale_to_bukovynians FIRTASH Foundation held a traditional Christmas Fair in Chernivtsi. With the support of Dmitry and Lada Firtash charity fund "Christmas Town" was opened on Cathedral Square. The fair will bring a festive mood to Bukovynians till January 20, 2016
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2015-12-19
<![CDATA[Ukraine Modernization Plan Should Be Implemented]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_modernization_plan_should_be_implemented Plan for the Modernization designed by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the trade unions can provide tangible results for the Ukrainian economy and citizens already in 2016. A comprehensive plan for the modernization of Ukraine elaborated by the Agency and aimed to bring the country's economy out of the crisis was presented
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2015-12-02
<![CDATA[Statement of Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the FEU]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/statement_of_dmitry_firtash_chairman_of_the_feu I have decided to postpone my visit to Ukraine. I deeply regret that the current Ukrainian Government has taken unprecedented steps and done everything possible to prevent my return to Ukraine. I believe that the Ukrainian Government’s actions towards me are criminal and I consider them to be political persecution
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2015-12-01
<![CDATA[Days of Ukraine in the UK Started In London]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/days_of_ukraine_in_the_uk_started_in_london The Days of Ukraine in the United Kingdom annual festival of Ukrainian Art started with the UK/RAINE exhibition of emerging artists from Ukraine and the UK that opened in London; the first open competition worth GB£75,000 for emerging artists from the UK and Ukraine was held as part of the festival
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2015-11-24
<![CDATA[The Annual Festival Of Ukrainian Cinema Took Place At Cambridge]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_annual_festival_of_ukrainian_cinema_took_place_at_cambridge The festival of the Ukrainian cinema has taken place annually at Cambridge University since 2008 and demonstrated the best Ukrainian films since the birth of the Ukrainian filmmaking till nowadays
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2015-11-10
<![CDATA[Memorial to Victims of Holodomor Was Opened In Washington]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/memorial_to_victims_of_holodomor_was_opened_in_washington Implementation of the project on establishing the monument was made possible with the financial support of the Firtash Foundation charity fund. Memorial to victims of Holodomor, was named “Field of Wheat" and is located at the heart of Washington’s downtown next to the building of US Congress.
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2015-11-07
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Announced The Finalists for the Emerging Artists Competition]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_announced_the_finalists_for_the_emerging_artists_competition The competition received over 10,000 entries by 2,100 artists and the 30 finalists chosen from each of the five categories
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2015-11-03
<![CDATA[Group DF Enters Space Market ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_enters_space_market_ Zaporizhzhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine LLC (a part of Group DF’s titanium business) has started a large-scale investment program aimed at the enterprise’s titanium products launch at the space products market. The company has invested UAH 19.5 million in the project to build a special factory set for titanium sponge blending
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2015-10-08
<![CDATA[European Experts Completed Development of Modernization Programme of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/european_experts_completed_development_of_modernization_programme_of_ukraine European experts of the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine, established on the initiative of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and trade unions, have completed work on the Modernization Programme of Ukraine
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2015-10-01
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Launches the Competition For Emerging Artists]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_launches_the_competition_for_emerging_artists Artists will be able to enter their work via the Saatchi Gallery’s website into one of five categories: installation, new media, painting, sculpture and street art. A shortlist of 30 artists will be given the opportunity to exhibit their work over one entire floor at the Saatchi Gallery 
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2015-09-23
<![CDATA[The Days of Ukraine in the United Kingdom]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_days_of_ukraine_in_the_united_kingdom
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2015-09-22
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Deepens Cooperation With the Kiev Polytechnic Institute]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_deepens_cooperation_with_the_kiev_polytechnic_institute As part of the cooperation system between the OSTCHEM chemical plants and educational institutions, professionals of the holding prepare young specialists to real work in the company, providing students professional theoretical and practical skills in the training centers of the plants
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2015-08-21
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Continues Investing In Youth Educational Programs ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_continues_investing_in_youth_educational_programs_ To reduce the number of unemployed graduates of the chemical faculties the enterprises of the OSTCHEM Holding systematically provide students with the opportunity not only to get acquainted with the work of the plant, but also to demonstrate their abilities during the industrial training at the training center of the company
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2015-08-06
<![CDATA[AMU Experts Discussed Ukraine’s Economy Development With Domestic Specialists ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/amu_experts_discussed_ukraines_economy_development_with_domestic_specialists_ Ukraine could become the industrial center of Europe, if the basis of economic policy is a long-term strategy. The Program of the modernization of Ukraine elaborated by the AMU is planned to be resulted in attraction of $300 billion of investments
 

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2015-08-04
<![CDATA[Rule of Law Is a Basis of Ukraine’s Independence, – AMU]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/rule_of_law_is_a_basis_of_ukraines_independence_amu Without a proper functioning of the rule of law Ukrainian independence is incomplete. This was stated by Lord MacDonald, Head of the Rule of Law workstream in the Agency for the modernization of Ukraine, during a roundtable organized by the AMU in Kiev.
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2015-07-22
<![CDATA[Relations Between Poland and Ukraine Were Discussed in Cambridge ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/relations_between_poland_and_ukraine_were_discussed_in_cambridge_ The International Conference on the future of Polish-Ukrainian relations as part of the Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge founded with the FIRTASH Foundation financial support took place in the UK
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2015-07-15
<![CDATA[Professional Discussions Initiated by the Agency of the Modernization of Ukraine Continue in Kiev]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/professional_discussions_initiated_by_the_agency_of_the_modernization_of_ukraine_continue_in_kiev The team of the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine continues holding series of round tables with the participation of well-known European and Ukrainian politicians, experts and representatives of civil society in Ukraine
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2015-07-14
<![CDATA[The AMU Holds Consultations With Civil Society In Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_amu_holds_consultations_with_civil_society_in_ukraine In Kiev, the experts of the Agency of the modernization of Ukraine held a round table with Ukrainian and European politicians, representatives of public authorities and public organizations. Experts  discussed with the participants of the round table the issues of education, free trade between the EU and Ukraine, transport and energy
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2015-07-10
<![CDATA[The FEU Calles On President And Parliamentary Faction Heads To Dismiss Cabinet Of Ministers]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_feu_calles_on_president_and_parliamentary_faction_heads_to_dismiss_cabinet_of_ministers The Federation of Employers is demanding urgent resignation of the government and changes to the government's economic policy”, was stressed in the statement. The FEU emphasizes that unprofessional government's policy has caused an undeclared default in the country
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2015-06-30
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Economy Will Fail Without Reforms]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_economy_will_fail_without_reforms If the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine doesn’t start to implement effective reforms, the economy of the state will fail. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, during the interview to Ukrainian journalists. Dmitry Firtash said that his concerns were shared by the European political elite
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2015-06-16
<![CDATA[‘Ukraine For Me Stands Not For Risk, It Stands For Home’ – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_for_me_stands_not_for_risk_it_stands_for_home__dmitry_firtash Interviewed by a group of journalists, Dmitry Firtash shared his perception of Ukraine and his views about the de-oligarchization policy. He also pointed out that notwithstanding the historical challenges faced by Ukraine he has been confident about the country’s future
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2015-06-15
<![CDATA[AMU Presents the Road Map For Program Development]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/amu_presents_the_road_map_for_program_development After the Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine was established in the spring of 2015, the team of Workstream-Leaders is already intensively working on the preparation of the Program for the modernization of Ukraine
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2015-06-10
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: It’s a Shame That Today Business Has To Fight Against the Government]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_its_a_shame_that_today_business_has_to_fight_against_the_government Interviewed by Inter TV, Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, shared his assessment of the government’s operation, the pivotal role of employers and of conditions of the economy’s revival
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2015-06-08
<![CDATA[The Government Has To Negotiate About Cheaper Gas Import – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_government_has_to_negotiate_about_cheaper_gas_import__dmitry_firtash_ If the government had imported some cheaper gas into the market, there wouldn’t have been any need for lifting the utility tariffs. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2015-06-08
<![CDATA[The Government Treats Business People As Enemies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_government_treats_business_people_as_enemies The government treats business people as enemies that’s why business has to fight against the government. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, in the interview to Inter TV Channel
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2015-06-08
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: We Have To Drop War Policy]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_we_have_to_drop_war_policy Ukraine will receive political and economic support of European countries when drops the war policy. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the FEU, in comments to Ukrainian journalists. According to him, today the AMU created upon the initiative of the trade unions and FEU was elaborating the Ukraine development plan for 20 years
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2015-06-05
<![CDATA[Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine Develops Reforms Programme]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/agency_for_the_modernization_of_ukraine_develops_reforms_programme The AMU-team starts working on a programme for the modernization of Ukraine. This was stated by the director of the organization Michael Spindelegger. The initiator of the Agency establishment is Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2015-05-15
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Introduced Ukrainian Art to More Than 100 Thousand Britons]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_introduced_ukrainian_art_to_more_than_100_thousand_britons Fund of Dmitry and Lada Firtash FIRTASH Foundation held an exhibition of contemporary Ukrainian art “Premonition: Ukrainian Art Today”, which by the end of 2014 entered the top twenty most visited exhibitions in the world
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2015-04-28
<![CDATA[Group DF To Build MCC in Zhytomyr Region ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_to_build_mcc_in_zhytomyr_region_ Valky Ilmenite LLC, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, started implementing the project on the new mining and concentration complex construction in Zhytomyr region. Construction of the Stremigorodsky MCC will allow creating about 3,000 jobs in Zhytomyr region, and thus it will improve the socio-economic situation and the infrastructure of the region
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2015-04-10
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2015-03-17
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2015-03-17
<![CDATA[ZTMC Increased Social Benefits By 40% ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1216 Administration of Zaporizhzhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine LLC, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, signed a new collective labour agreement with workforce for 2015.  The collective agreement implies that costs for social services facilities and different social benefits for more than 3.5 thousand employees will considerably increase in 2015
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2015-03-10
<![CDATA[Agency for Modernization of Ukraine Founded in Vienna]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/agency_for_modernization_of_ukraine_founded_in_vienna Representatives of France, Germany and the UK have endorsed the proposal jointly moved forward by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and trade unions of Ukraine to set up the Agency for the Modernization of Ukraine. In 200 days, the Agency will present a clear and comprehensive Ukraine modernization action plan
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2015-03-04
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Either It’s A Miracle Or We Ourselves Will Save Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_either_its_a_miracle_or_we_ourselves_will_save_ukraine_ Ukraine has never become an ultimately independent state as it had failed to implement all the essential reforms in the past 23 years. The FEU President also informed that the Agency for Modernization of Ukraine within 200 days, draw up a master plan of Ukraine’s development
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2015-03-03
<![CDATA[Europe, Ukraine and Russia Should Start an Open Dialog, – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/europe_ukraine_and_russia_should_start_an_open_dialog__dmitry_firtash_ “Whether we like each other or not we should maintain dialogue. Negotiations may be unpleasant and politically unfavorable for one of the parties, but it is necessary to talk. The war leads nowhere”, stressed Dmitry Firtash
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2015-03-02
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Europe, Ukraine and Russia Should Sit Down and Talk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_europe_ukraine_and_russia_should_sit_down_and_talk Dmitry Firtash in an interview to Euronews spoke about his attitude to the war and necessary steps for peace restoration in Ukraine, his vision of constitutional and economic reforms, and whether he will go into politics after returning to Ukraine
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2015-03-02
<![CDATA[About 400 Students To Do Practical Training at Severodonetsk Azot ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/about_400_students_to_do_practical_training_at_severodonetsk_azot_ Severodonetsk Azot, part of OSTCHEM holding owned by Dmitry Firtash, will give the best students of chemical faculties of universities, colleges and lyceums an opportunity to do practical training at the enterprise with the possibility of further employment
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2015-02-26
<![CDATA[In 2014 Rivne Azot Supported 60 Institutions and Organizations ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1203 As part of the Preserve Your City program initiated by Dmitry Firtash, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council, the plant allocated nearly UAH 10 million of charitable aid to 60 institutions and organizations
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2015-02-25
<![CDATA[The FEU and Trade Unions In Cooperation With European Partners Elaborate a Crisis Plan]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_feu_and_trade_unions_in_cooperation_with_european_partners_collaborate_a_crisis_plan The Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the largest trade union organization in cooperation with partners from Germany, France and Great Britain are elaborating a plan for overcoming the economic crisis and the modernization of Ukraine
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2015-02-12
<![CDATA[Group DF Consolidated 100% of the Shares In ‘INTER CHANNEL’]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_consolidated_100_of_the_shares_in_inter_channel GDF MEDIA LIMITED company and INTER MEDIA GROUP LIMITED company (controlled by GDF MEDIA LIMITED) bought out the minority stakes in ‘INTER Channel’ PJSC. 29% stake, owned by «First Channel» JSC (Russian Federation) was acquired at market value
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2015-02-03
<![CDATA[Nadra Bank Teaches Pupils and Students to Increase Their Capital]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nadra_bank_teaches_pupils_and_students_to_increase_their_capital Over three months hundreds of students of more than 30 high schools, technical schools and universities across Ukraine learned how to draw up a household budget and manage their finances correctly, how to save and accumulate their capital
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2015-01-22
<![CDATA[In 2015 Bukovyna Fund’s Capital To Be Increased]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/in_2015_bukovyna_funds_capital_to_be_increased In 2015, the capital of the fund aimed at supporting small enterprise ‘Bukovyna’ will be increased by UAH 5 million to UAH 8 million and will finance creation of a entrepreneurship center in Chernivtsi. This was stated by the initiator and main investor of the ‘Bukovyna’ Fund Dmitry Firtash 
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2014-11-29
<![CDATA[The FEU Initiated Establishment Of International Fund For Ukraine Restoration ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_feu_initiated_establishment_of_international_fund_for_ukraine_restoration_ The Federation of Employers of Ukraine holds talks on establishment of an international fund for restoration of Ukraine amounting to 200-300 billion dollars. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash
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2014-11-26
<![CDATA[In 2015 the FEU Representative Office To Be Opened in Brussels ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/in_2015_the_feu_representative_office_to_be_opened_in_brussels_ In 2015, the Federation of Employers of Ukraine plans to open a representative office in the political center of the European Union – Brussels. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash at the meeting of the Board of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2014-11-25
<![CDATA[Bukovyna To Host Business Ideas Contest Among the Students ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_to_host_business_ideas_contest_among_the_students_ Chernivtsi will host the final of the business ideas competition among students in which the results of the qualifying round held from September 5 to November 10 will be summarized. The judges will select three winners among the finalists. They will be given an opportunity to develop business plans for their projects and apply for funding from the Investment Fund ‘Bukovyna’
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2014-11-24
<![CDATA[Group DF launches a new model of cooperation with educational institutions ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_launches_a_new_model_of_cooperation_with_educational_institutions_ OSTCHEM holding has also changed the system of personnel training and cooperation with educational institutions & initiated establishment of the specialized Industry Board under the All-Ukrainian Industrial Association of Employer Organizations in Chemical Industry
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2014-11-07
<![CDATA[The EU, Russia and Ukraine May Create a Single Trade Area – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_eu_russia_and_ukraine_may_create_a_single_trade_area__dmitry_firtash Ukraine-Russia-EU common market formation could be a basis for finding a solution to the conflict in Ukraine. More than 100 participants from Germany, Austria, Ukraine and Russia who were discussing the creation of a common market from Lisbon to Vladivostok
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2014-11-03
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Forms Future Professions Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_forms_future_professions_market Dmitry Firtash’s OSTCHEM Chemical Holding (consolidating Group DF’s fertilizer business) will support the program aiming to promote engineering and technical specialties in Ukraine. OSTCHEM`s experts will give Chemistry lessons in 20 Kyiv schools for over 400 10th grade pupils within the project
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2014-10-31
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund To Finance New Business Ideas]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_to_finance_new_business_ideas Investment Fund ‘Bukovyna’ aiming to support small business held business ideas contest among student of Chernivtsi oblast. More than 100 entrepreneurs have become applicants for funding of business idea implementation “from the scratch”. The main investor of the Fund is Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2014-10-28
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Opened Exhibition of Modern Ukrainian Art in London ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_opened_exhibition_of_modern_ukrainian_art_in_london_ An official opening ceremony for the modern Ukrainian art exhibition “Premonition: Ukrainian Art Now” took place on October 8th in the famous Saatchi Gallery in London, as part of the annual festival “Days of Ukraine in the UK”
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2014-10-10
<![CDATA[Strong Economy Is a Guaranty of Ukraine’s Security – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/strong_economy_is_a_guaranty_of_ukraines_security_dmitry_firtash Countries with such indicators are constantly at risk of conflicts. If an economy is weak, a country is always on a tinder-box. An explosion can occur from anything. Only the strong economy will guarantee the security of Ukraine”
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2014-10-01
<![CDATA[Ukraine Should Connect the West and Russia – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_should_connect_the_west_and_russia_dmitry_firtash Ukraine should become a bridge between the West and Russia, and not be a launching ground. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the international Round table “Ukraine in Europe: Peace and Development” held on October 1 in the Austrian capital.
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2014-10-01
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund To Hold Business Idea Contest Among Students]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_to_hold_business_idea_contest_among_students Business idea competition among students initiated by the Chernivtsi regional college of National Students Council with the support of the investment fund ‘Bukovyna’ starts in the Chernivtsi region. The authors of selected business ideas will be given a possibility to draw business plans of their projects with the participation of the 'Bukovyna' fund experts
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2014-09-05
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Launched Support Program For Farmers]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/stchem_launched_support_program_for_farmers OSTCHEM Chemical Holding, (consolidating Group DF’s fertilizer business), commenced implementation of a support program for small farmers. The major objective of this initiative is to help the agricultural producers in raising their business productivity by using the most novelty instruments
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2014-09-03
<![CDATA[Ukrainian high school students gained victory in the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_high_school_students_gained_victory_in_the_46th_international_chemistry_olympiad OSTCHEM holding, consolidating Group DF’s mineral fertilizer producers has been consistently supporting participation of Ukrainian national teams in chemical Olympiads starting from 2011
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2014-07-30
<![CDATA[Statement by Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Group DF]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/statement_by_dmitry_firtash_head_of_the_board_of_group_df The territory of Stirol Concern in Gorlovka, having planted mines in it and having moved forward demands to the Ukrainian authorities. To me, such actions are nothing but criminal and senseless ones. All the bulk production including ammonia synthesis and processing was halted on May 8, 2014 following the situation deterioration in the region
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2014-07-28
<![CDATA[ZTMK Modernization Allowed Combine Entering New Markets ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ztmk_modernization_allowed_combine_entering_new_markets_ ZTMC is the only producer of titanium sponge in Europe. New products are the result of advanced processing of titanium that opens new sales markets in Europe and Asia for the company. Investments into modernization of ZTMC are a part of Group DF’s programme for Ukrainian titanium industry development. Until 2017, the Group plans to invest $2.5 million
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2014-07-23
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Invests in Future of Ukrainian Chemical Industry]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_invests_in_future_of_ukrainian_chemical_industry OSTCHEM has been implementing the ‘Support of School Chemical Education’ programme, initiated by the Group DF owner Dmitry Firtash, by systematically helping in organization of All-Ukrainian and international chemical Olympiads among school students. OSTCHEM has become the general sponsor of Ukraine’s team at the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad
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2014-07-23
<![CDATA[In 2014 Ukrainians’ Confidence In Nadra Bank Increased]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/in_2014_ukrainians_confidence_in_nadra_bank_increased The retail clients of Nadra Bank deposited about UAH 1 billion with the bank. Bank’s specialists note that Ukrainians make on the average more than 800 deposits daily for the amount exceeding UAH 53 million. Also according to the bank, in June the amount of daily deposits placed by Ukrainians was 1,5 times higher than that in May 2014 
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2014-07-22
<![CDATA[Group DF Enterprises Discuss with Students Development of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_enterprises_discuss_with_students_development_of_ukraine_ Mykolayiv is a transport artery of Ukraine. And I think that if we make an effort together, we will be able to build new Mykolayiv.  In addition, Nika-Tera experts, who were invited to the festival, discussed with students the Mykolayiv region development strategy 
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2014-07-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Business People Stand Ready to Uphold the Government]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_business_people_stand_ready_to_uphold_the_government Interviewed by Inter TV Channel, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of DF Group of companies, articulated his vision of Donetsk region restoration program and told about talks with foreign states about attracting investments into Ukraine


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2014-07-14
<![CDATA[The FEU To Support Donbass Restoration – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_feu_to_support_donbass_restoration__dmitry_firtash_ The Federation of Employers of Ukraine stands ready to participate in Donbass program development and financing. Interviewed by Inter TV Channel, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the FEU articulated his vision of Donetsk region restoration program and told about talks with foreign states about attracting investments into Ukraine
 


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2014-07-14
<![CDATA[Economy and Infrastructure Modernization Should Be Started With Donbass]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/economy_and_infrastructure_modernization_should_be_started_with_donbass The FEU President noted that the Donetsk and Luhansk regions could become the pilot areas to implement large-scale program for construction of affordable housing, thermo modernization, building quality roads and infrastructure
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2014-07-11
<![CDATA[Polish Business Supports the FEU]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/polish_business_supports_the_feu The Association of Employers of Poland will provide Ukrainian entrepreneurs with the necessary expertise in adapting to the European legislation and will improve standards of doing business in Ukraine. his was stated by the President of the Association "Employers of Poland" Andrzej Malinowski in his letter to the President of the FEU Dmitry Firtash
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2014-07-09
<![CDATA[Ukraine Should Maintain Economic Impact on Crimea – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_should_maintain_economic_impact_on_crimea__dmitry_firtash Having lost political influence on the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Ukraine should use all available resources in order to keep the economic impact on the peninsula. This was stated by the President of the FEU Dmitry Firtash during the FEU Board meeting
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2014-06-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Attracted Foreign Investors In Small Business of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_attracted_foreign_investors_in_small_business_of_ukraine_ The President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash is in talks with European business associations on creation of a fund to support small and mid-size businesses in the amount of EUR 500 million
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2014-06-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: FEU Will Help Government To Stabilize Economy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_feu_will_help_government_to_stabilize_economy_ Entrepreneurs and experts from the Federation of Employers of Ukraine will offer a plan to stabilize the economic situation in our country to the President, Government and Parliament of Ukraine. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash during the meeting of the Federation Board
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2014-06-24
<![CDATA[Leading Chemists Held Open Workshops For Pupils]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/leading_chemists_held_open_workshops_for_pupils These chemistry workshops are a part of a national program for promotion of chemistry education in schools initiated by the owner pf Group DF Dmitry Firtash with the support of the Ministry for Education and Science of Ukraine. Representatives of Group DF’s businesses held open chemistry workshops for pupils in 8 Ukrainian cities
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2014-05-26
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Financed First Business Project in 2014]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_financed_first_business_project_in_2014 The Investment fund ‘Bukovyna’ aimed at supporting small and medium-sized businesses  financed business project ‘Vykhodnoy-Chernivtsi’ launched in the Chernivtsi region. This project has become the eleventh since the start of ‘Bukovyna’ Fund operations in 2013, and the first project to receive funding in 2014
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2014-05-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Is Ripe For Decentralization of Power ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_ukraine_is_ripe_for_decentralization_of_power_ In Ukraine it is necessary to decentralize power, to give regions more resources and remove the language problem. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash. He noted that over the past few years he had visited almost all regions of Ukraine and everywhere there was the same problem.
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2014-05-12
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Must Be Strong, Neutral And Independent]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_ukraine_must_be_strong_neutral_and_independent The President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash in the exclusive interview to Inter TV Channel expressed his opinion about cooperation between business and government, unification of society and ways of economic crisis to be overcome
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2014-05-12
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Must Be Strong, Neutral And Independent]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1081 Interviewed by Inter TV Channel, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Group DF, stated that Ukraine must be strong, neutral and independent. He also pointed out that the top priority faced by Ukraine is to legitimize the government which can only become a possibility after running the elections
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2014-05-12
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Criminal Case Against Me Has Been Concocted ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_criminal_case_against_me_has_been_concocted_ Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash stated that the criminal case opened against him in the United States had been totally concocted. Dmitry Firtash said this during the interview to the Inter TV channel
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2014-05-12
<![CDATA[Gorlovka-based STIROL Concern and Severodonetsk AZOT Halted For Security Reasons]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/gorlovkabased_stirol_concern_and_severodonetsk_azot_halted_for_security_reasons The decision to the effect of suspension of operation of Gorlovka’s STIROL Concern and Severodonetsk AZOT was made for security reasons, as Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Group DF, explained in his interview to Inter TV channel

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2014-05-12
<![CDATA[Nadra Bank Increased Capitalization Level]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nadra_bank_increased_capitalization_level As part of the capitalization program Nadra Bank has taken out a subordinated loan of  UAH700 million; UAH 300 million the bank has already received on its account. The Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash said that another UAH 400 million would be received soon
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2014-05-08
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Invest $150 Million in Nitrogen Enterprises Reconstruction ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_invest_150_million_in_nitrogen_enterprises_reconstruction_ In 2014, $150 million will be invested in nitrogen enterprises being part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group of companies Group DF. This was stated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2014-05-07
<![CDATA[Gas Reserves Allow Four Dmitry Firtash’s Nitrogen Enterprises Operating at Full Capacity In 2014 ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/gas_reserves_allow_four_dmitry_firtashs_nitrogen_enterprises_operating_at_full_capacity_in_2014_ Available gas reserves allow four Dmitry Firtash’s nitrogen enterprises operating at full capacity in 2014. It was stated by Dmitry Firtash. According to Dmitry Firtash, in 2013, 8 bcm of gas were pumped into the underground storages 
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2014-05-07
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM To Build Four Apartment Houses For Employees Every Year]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_to_build_four_apartment_houses_for_employees_every_year The Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash said that apartments could be bought on preferential loans against 6 percent per annum in hryvnia. "With the current deposit rates and inflation – these are, in fact, free loans"
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2014-05-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Invest USD 2.5 Billion in Petrochemiсal Production]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_invest_usd_25_billion_in_petrochemiсal_production The Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash plans to invest $2.5-3 billion in petrochemical program during the next five years. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash during the teleconference
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2014-05-07
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Plants Increase Production]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_plants_increase_production Investments directed to the development of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF enterprises, have allowed to significantly increasing production in the Q1 2014. The implementation of a number of investment projects at OSTCHEM’s producers allowed us to adjust their production programs
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2014-04-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Urged Business To Continue Operating in Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_urged_business_to_continue_operating_in_ukraine Dmitry Firtash called business in Ukraine not to stop and continue operating despite the difficult economic situation. The President of the Federation of Employers urged big Ukrainian business to follow the logic of “economic patriotism” and purchase from domestic producers also
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2014-04-11
<![CDATA[Statement from Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1048 The accusations levelled against me in the recent public statement released by the US Department of Justice are completely absurd and unfounded. I am sure that all of these false allegations will be dismissed. Ukraine has become the battlefield for the two biggest global players of Russia and the USA. And I have ended up in the centre of this political power play
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2014-04-03
<![CDATA[Ukraine Does Not Receive Benefits From Business Checks]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_does_not_receive_benefits_from_business_checks In 2013, Ukraine's state budget received only 7% of penalty amounts that were applied by the regulatory authorities during inspections of business. This was studied by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2014-04-03
<![CDATA[Statement of Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/statement_of_dmitry_firtash  In the current realities it is important to quickly stabilize the economic and social situation in the country. Statement of the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash. This can be done if the political forces unite their efforts and ensure the legitimacy of the presidential elections
 

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2014-03-30
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Business Should Lend Its Shoulder To the State]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_business_should_lend_its_shoulder_to_the_state Ukrainian business should support the state and provide more resources to the country for high-priority problems solving. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash in the interview to Inter TV Channel

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2014-03-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Business Should Lend Its Shoulder To the State ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_business_should_lend_its_shoulder_to_the_state_ The President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash in the exclusive interview to Inter TV Channel expressed his opinion about cooperation between business and government, unification of society and ways of economic crisis to be overcome
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2014-03-24
<![CDATA[Group DF statement]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_statement Group DF officially confirms that Dmitry Firtash was released on bail today. The Group will provide further information as it becomes available. Dmitry Firtash will provide more detailed comments regarding the recent events soon
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2014-03-21
<![CDATA[Group DF Statement]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1032 Group DF confirms the information that the owner of Group DF Dmitry Firtash was arrested in Vienna. As we know, actions of the Austrian law enforcement bodies are not related neither to the situation in Ukraine, nor to the activities of the Group in Europe and the USA. The Group will provide further information as it becomes available

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2014-03-13
<![CDATA[Address by Dmitry Firtash To the Business Community of Russia]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/address_by_dmitry_firtash_to_the_business_community_of_russia Ukraine and Russia are on the verge of war. We, businessmen, as nobody else know that any issues can be resolved at the negotiating table. I am sure you understand that there are no and cannot be any winners in this war – everybody will lose
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2014-03-02
<![CDATA[Address by Dmitry Firtash To the Political Forces of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/address_by_dmitry_firtash_to_the_political_forces_of_ukraine Address by Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, To the President Of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Leaders of the Parliamentary Majority and Opposition, Political Forces of Ukraine
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2014-02-20
<![CDATA[Nadra Bank To Increase Investments In The Real Sector Of Ukraine’s Economy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nadra_bank_to_increase_investments_in_the_real_sector_of_ukraines_economy_ The bank has funded key domestic companies including distributors of agricultural, automotive and special vehicles; producers and suppliers of transport machine building and railway transport, and many others
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2014-02-17
<![CDATA[Rivneazot Allocated Over UAH 20 Million To Social Projects ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/rivneazot_allocated_over_uah_20_million_to_social_projects_ In 2013, Rivneazot, part of OSTCHEM owned by Dmitry Firtash, allocated over UAH 20 million to social projects. Under the Preserve Your City program initiated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash, Rivneazot provided charitable assistance to forty institutions and organizations in the region in 2013
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2014-02-10
<![CDATA[Nika-Tera To Continue Supporting Mykolayiv in 2014 ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nikatera_to_continue_supporting_mykolayiv_in_2014_ In 2013, Nika Tera Specialized Seaport, being part of OSTCHEM, fully completed its obligations under the social partnership contract with Mykolayiv City Authorities and Regional State Administration. This was stated by Oleksandr Gaidu, Chairman of Nika Tera. Under the program ‘Preserve Your City” initiated by the Chairman of Group DF Dmitry Firtash
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2014-02-07
<![CDATA[Group DF Invested UAH 150 Million In Crimean Soda Plant ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_invested_uah_150_million_in_crimean_soda_plant_ In 2013, Group DF invested about UAH 150 million in development of Crimean Soda Plant, the largest manufacturer of soda ash and baking soda in Ukraine. This enabled implementation of strategically important investment projects aimed at development of Crimean Soda Plant’s own raw material base, launch of new types of products, and an increase in energy efficiency
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2014-02-05
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Position Regarding Recent Events In Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/d_firtashs_position_regarding_recent_events_in_ukraine The developments unfolding in Ukraine today make it impossible for me – as a citizen and a businessman with many thousands of people employed by Group DF behind me – to stand by and remain silent. I am calling upon all parties to find a compromise by continuing negotiations yielding real results
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2014-01-30
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation Awarded Winners Of Malanka-Fest ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_awarded_winners_of_malankafest_ The winners of the international folklore-ethnographic festival “Malanka-Fest 2014” were determined in Chernivtsi. The carnival was attended by about 42 troupes counting over 1,500 performers from all over Ukraine, Moldova and Romania. Thanks to the FIRTASH Foundation erectors Dmitry and Lada Firtash the prize fund of the festival totaled in 100 thousand UAH
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2014-01-17
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Malanka Gains Global Popularity]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/1007 Chernivtsi hosted traditional festival ‘Malanka-fest’ marking national Ukrainian holiday Malanka. This year the carnival has acquired the status of international festival. Thus, the celebration was attended by troupes from three countries. Bukovyna Malanka is an authentic national carnival, which is worth of receiving status of UNESCO world cultural heritage
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2014-01-15
<![CDATA[FIRTASH Foundation To Hold Malanka-fest 2014]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/firtash_foundation_to_hold_malankafest_2014 Chernivtsi are preparing for the national Ukrainian holiday Malanka which is traditionally commemorated by carnival – day festival "Malanka-fest 2014" will be held in the capital of Bukovyna on the 15th of January. For the second time the festival will be organized by the charity fund of Lada and Dmitry Firtash FIRTASH Foundation
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2014-01-11
<![CDATA[Stirol Repaired One More Gorlovka Tram ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/stirol_repaired_one_more_gorlovka_tram_ Concern, being part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, repaired one more tram for Gorlovka tram depot. Refurbished vehicle is already on the track. Major repair due to which the tram started operating was made for funds of the enterprise. All ongoing social initiatives have being undertaken as part of the Preserve Your City program initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2014-01-08
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Congratulated Group DF Employees With Christmas Holidays]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_congratulated_group_df_employees_with_christmas_holidays The Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash congratulated the staff of the Group DF enterprises with the New Year 2014 and Christmas
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2013-12-28
<![CDATA[Christmas Fair Opened in Chernivtsi]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/christmas_fair_opened_in_chernivtsi Chernivtsi hosted opening of the Christmas town that will delight residents until January 20, 2013. For the second year in a row, the Holiday Fair in Chernivtsi has been arranged by Lada and Dmitry Firtash’s charity fund FIRTASH Foundation. Each guest will receive a gift from Santa Claus for narrated poem or song execution
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2013-12-27
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Producers Brought Joy To Children]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_producers_brought_joy_to_children On the eve of the New Year and Christmas, the fertilizer producers of Group DF which are part of OSTCHEM holding held a real fete for those children most needing care and attention, and lent financial assistance to special educational institutions and rehabilitation centres in every region where these producers operate
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2013-12-26
<![CDATA[Young Players From Gorlovka Win Ukrainian Futsal Cup ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/young_players_from_gorlovka_win_ukrainian_futsal_cup_ Young Gorlovka sportsmen are multiple champions of Ukraine. In addition, the STIROL players won international competitions in Russia and Spain. The coach of the team Nikolay Krykun noted that STIROL players were the four-time winners of the Cup of Ukraine, proving that there were no equal to them in our country
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2013-12-04
<![CDATA[Stirol Handed New Medical Equipment To Gorlovka ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/stirol_handed_new_medical_equipment_to_gorlovka_ Concern Stirol JSC, part of OSTCHEM holding consolidating nitrogen fertilizers producers of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, purchased and delivered new medical equipment to the surgical department of the Gorlovka city hospital. For the medical establishment’s needs the enterprise bought special beds equipped with resuscitative-surgical monitors
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2013-12-03
<![CDATA[FEU Proposes To Develop Investment Map of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_proposes_to_develop_investment_map_of_ukraine_ The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will propose the Government to develop an investment opportunities map of Ukraine which will allow local entrepreneurs finding resources to grow their business. This was stated by the FEU President Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with leaders and business owners of Ternopil region
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2013-11-29
<![CDATA[FEU Knows How To Reduce Lending Rates for Business]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/982 The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will offer the Government a package of measures to reduce lending rates for business to 8-9% per annum. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with leaders and business owners of Ternopil region
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2013-11-29
<![CDATA[Ukraine Should Regulate Technical Requirements For Imported Products – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_should_regulate_technical_requirements_for_imported_products__dmitry_firtash The Federation of Employers of Ukraine initiated establishment of a special state agency in charge of technical requirements for goods imported to Ukraine and domestically produced goods
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2013-11-21
<![CDATA[Business Inspecting Agencies To Prepare Reports for FEU ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/business_inspecting_agencies_to_prepare_reports_for_feu_ All 70 controlling agencies will provide the administration of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine with information about inspections of enterprises. As was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash such instruction had been given by the Prime-minister of Ukraine
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2013-11-21
<![CDATA[Group DF became the investor of Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Combine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_became_the_investor_of_zaporozhye_titanium_and_magnesium_combine According to this agreement, the SPFU will transfer the assets of ZTMC SE to the statutory capital of ZTMC LLC, which will result in the SPFU obtaining a 51% share in the LLC statutory capital. Tolexis Trading Ltd
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2013-11-20
<![CDATA[Crimea TITAN Installed Independent Heating System in Volnogorsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/crimea_titan_installed_independent_heating_system_in_volnogorsk Crimea TITAN, part of OSTCHEM holding, which consolidates nitrogen fertilizer producers of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, helped Volnogorsk to stop using central heating system. The system has been upgraded using mini-boilers
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2013-11-13
<![CDATA[Crimean Soda Plant To Allocate UAH 20 Million To Krasnoperekopsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/crimean_soda_plant_to_allocate_uah_20_million_to_krasnoperekopsk Crimean Soda Plant, part of Group DF, has launched a project aimed at implementing energy-efficient technologies in Krasnoperekopsk. In 2014, Crimean Soda Plant will allocate a combined UAH 20 million to implement this energy efficiency project
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2013-11-12
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund: Business Idea Implementation Took Less Than a Year]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_business_idea_implementation_took_less_than_a_year A year ago – in autumn 2012 – investment fund “Bukovyna” aimed at supporting small and medium-sized business allocated the first million for realization of 8 business ideas. Two of them were offered by the students
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2013-11-08
<![CDATA[We Have Created Unique Business Development System – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/945 Due to the work of the venture investment fund "Bukovyna" aimed at supporting small enterprise in the Chernivtsi region, a unique for Ukraine ecosystem of entrepreneurship development has been created
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2013-11-08
<![CDATA[FEU To Compile Rating of Inspecting Agencies Effectiveness ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_to_compile_rating_of_inspecting_agencies_effectiveness_ The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will develop the system for monitoring of activities of all 70 state agencies having right to audit work of enterprises. According to Dmitry Firtash, for polling purposes a pool of enterprises representing all sectors of the real economy of Ukraine will be formed
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2013-11-06
<![CDATA[Reserves For Economic Development Are Located Inside The Country – Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/reserves_for_economic_development_are_located_inside_the_country__dmitry_firtash Ukraine needs to find inner resources for economic development. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the session of the FEU Council which took place on Wednesday in Kie
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2013-11-06
<![CDATA[Group DF To Present Scenarios for Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_to_present_scenarios_for_ukraine Group DF is co-sponsoring the Scenarios for Ukraine project, a joint initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF), major Ukrainian businesses, and the Ukrainian government
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2013-11-05
<![CDATA[Group DF Investments Strengthen Economy of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_investments_strengthen_economy_of_ukraine_ The session of Domestic and Foreign Investors Advisory Council under the President of Ukraine took place. The plenary session on the topic "Investments in the Development of Economy and Social Sphere in Conditions of FTA with the EU" was attended by over 20 businessmen, including the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2013-11-05
<![CDATA[Crimea TITAN To Continue Armiansk Development ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/crimea_titan_to_continue_armiansk_development_ City’s principal enterprise Crimea TITAN will continue development of Armiansk infrastructure in 2013-2014. It is planned to overhaul the entrances and elevators in residential buildings of the city, as well as cold water systems. This was decided during the meeting of the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2013-10-30
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Nadra Bank Should Become Backbone Of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_nadra_bank_should_become_backbone_of_ukraine_ “Nadra Bank should become a backbone for Ukraine. I am convinced that this is its historical role. We need to understand that and therefore do our job, think about the future”, – said Dmitry Firtash in his welcome letter addressed to Nadra Bank employees
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2013-10-25
<![CDATA[Over 110,000 Londoners attended the Days of Ukraine in the UK]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/over_110000_londoners_attended_the_days_of_ukraine_in_the_uk Days of Ukraine in the UK were held in London during 17-19 October 2013. On the first day of the festival, the Chairman of Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash and the Chairperson of FIRTASH Foundation Lada Firtash were given the honours to officially open the trading at one of Europe’s largest financial platforms
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2013-10-22
<![CDATA[Cambridge Makes Way for Taras Shevchenko]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cambridge_makes_way_for_taras_shevchenko Today, the University is announcing that it has named a central avenue on the Sidgwick Site ‘Taras Shevchenko Way’. Today’s unveiling is connected with this week’s Days of Ukraine festival in London (17-19 October), which is showcasing the best of contemporary Ukraine’s literature, music, fashion, and visual art
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2013-10-17
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Opened Trading on London Stock Exchange]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_opened_trading_on_london_stock_exchange The London Stock Exchange was opened by the Ukrainian delegation headed by the businessman and philanthropist Dmitry Firtash. Today, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash and his wife, the Chairperson of FIRTASH Foundation Lada Firtash opened the financial day of Europe at 8:00
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2013-10-17
<![CDATA[Holodomor Memorial To Be Erected In Washington D.C]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/holodomor_memorial_to_be_erected_in_washington_dc The Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash provided a donation of $2.5 million in support of the commitments associated with the construction of the Holodomor Memorial. The construction of the “Field of Wheat” design by architect Larysa Kurylas for the Memorial will start in 2014
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2013-10-16
<![CDATA[STIROL Presented New Clinic To Gorlovka]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/985 Concern STIROL opened a new medical unit in Gorlovka. New health facility was established as part of the Preserve Your City program initiated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Board Dmitry Firtash. For these purposes the company has provided more than UAH 6 million

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2013-10-15
<![CDATA[Reconstructed Culture Palace Opened in Gorlovka ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/916 Residents and guests of Gorlovka who came to the opening ceremony were the first to see the new Culture Palace. Its reconstruction is part of the ‘Preserve Your City’ program initiated by Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Group Supervisory Council of Group DF. The major reconstruction of this facility and adjacent square worth UAH 50 mln
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2013-10-11
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Included To The State Commission On Cooperation With The WTO]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_included_to_the_state_commission_on_cooperation_with_the_wto The President of Ukraine V. Yanukovych signed the Decree № 540 of October 3, 2013 whereby Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, is enrolled on the State Commission on cooperation with the World Trade Organization
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2013-10-03
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund To Finance Business Ideas From Chernivtsi Students ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_to_finance_business_ideas_from_chernivtsi_students_ Students of high schools of I-IV accreditation levels, vocational colleges, technical schools and departments in the Chernivtsi region can take part in the competition. The jury takes into consideration both individual solutions and promising ideas developed by groups of students
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2013-10-01
<![CDATA[Autonomous Heating System To Be Installed In Krasnoperekopsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/autonomous_heating_system_to_be_installed_in_krasnoperekopsk Realization of the project aimed at autonomous heating installation for Krasnoperekopsk residential areas is going to start in 2014. Funding for this program will be provided by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2013-09-27
<![CDATA[Rivne Azot To Construct New Living District for Rivne Region Chemists]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/rivne_azot_to_construct_new_living_district_for_rivne_region_chemists Rivne Azot intends to buy free apartments in the residential complex “Golden Horseshoe” and to build new high-rise buildings for Rivne Azot employees. This was stated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash during his visit to the enterprise
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2013-09-20
<![CDATA[FEU Offers Government To Revise Labor Protection System ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_offers_government_to_revise_labor_protection_system_ The Federation of Employers of Ukraine offers the government to reform the system of industrial production safety and labor protection. This was announced by Dmitry Firtash, the FEU President, Chairman of Group DF Supervisory Council, during a briefing at “Rivneazot” as part of the Chemists Union of Ukraine conference
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2013-09-19
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM To Invest UAH 1.5 Billion In Chemicals Producers ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_to_invest_uah_15_billion_in_chemicals_producers_ Dmitry Firtash noted that UAH 264 million would be spent on implementation of investment projects, UAH 669.6 million on capital repairs, and UAH 541.6 million on modernization/ In 2013, OSTCHEM holding will invest UAH 1.5 billion in its nitrogen chemicals producers. This was announced by Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of Group DF Supervisory Council
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2013-09-19
<![CDATA[WTO Should Maintain Open Markets – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/wto_should_maintain_open_markets__dmitry_firtash_ The main task of Ukraine, the European Union and the Customs Union is to keep open markets within the WTO. This was stated by Dmitry Firtash, the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, at the annual forum of the International Organization of Employers’ members in Europe and Central Asia, which gathered delegations from 40 countries
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2013-09-12
<![CDATA[FEU To Stimulate Youth To Start Own Business]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_to_stimulate_youth_to_start_own_business The FEU President stressed that today in Ukraine there was a serious problem of the first employment of young people who had graduated from universities. According to Dmitry Firtash, Ukraine needs a new class of people who will try to create jobs not only for themselves but also for others
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2013-09-12
<![CDATA[The FIRTASH Foundation Launches Days of Ukraine in the UK]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_firtash_foundation_launches_days_of_ukraine_in_the_uk On 17-19 October, 2013, London will host an unprecedented event – The Days of Ukraine in the United Kingdom. This project is aimed to showcase European Ukraine to British residents. The Days of Ukraine in the UK will include a series of events bringing together Ukraine’s premier performers, musicians and artists
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2013-09-10
<![CDATA[New Catholic University Campus Opened in Lviv ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_catholic_university_campus_opened_in_lviv_ The inauguration of innovative Catholic University campus marked the completion of the second phase of the most ambitious university construction project across the whole of Eastern Europe. The opening of the new campus in Lviv was confined to the 50th anniversary of the institution. In the past year, UCU College named in honor of Yosyf Slipyj was opened
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2013-09-04
<![CDATA[Azot Provided UAH 500 Thousand In Support To Cherkassy Schools]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/azot_provided_uah_500_thousand_in_support_to_cherkassy_schools This assistance is provided as part of the Preserve Your City program initiated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2013-09-01
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Expressed His Condolences To Families Of Casualties Of The Accident at Concern Stirol]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_expressed_his_condolences_to_families_of_casualties_of_the_accident_at_concern_stirol Dmitry Firtash also noted that Concern Stirol, would provide UAH 5 million in compensations to the families of the five company employees who became tragic casualties of the ammonia emission accident happened on 6 August
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2013-08-07
<![CDATA[Nika-Tera Seaport Will Support Mykolaiv shipbuilding college]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nikatera_seaport_will_support_mykolaiv_shipbuilding_college Nika-Tera Specialized Seaport (SSP Nika-Tera, LLC) part of OSTCHEM (Group DF), signed a social partnership agreement with Mykolaiv Higher Shipbuilding College (VPUS). According to Oleksandr Gaidu, Port Director, Nika-Tera will channel about UAH 150 thousand for the repair of the academic building’s roofing and procurement of plastic steel windows
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2013-07-15
<![CDATA[STIROL Reconstructed Road In Gorlovka]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/stirol_reconstructed_road_in_gorlovka Roads reconstruction is part of the Preserve Your City program initiated by the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash. He urges municipalities’ principal employers and large businesses to help communities they are based in
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2013-06-27
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Has 9 Projects in Its Portfolio ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_has_9_projects_in_its_portfolio_ Investment fund aimed at supporting small and medium-sized businesses ‘Bukovyna’ provided concessional financing to ‘Open-air’ attraction’ specializing in karts and quad bikes rent. To fund purchase of new cars ‘Bukovyna’ allocated 320 thousand UAH at 12% per annum. The company ‘Open-air’ attraction’ is a ninth project received funding from the fund ‘Bukovyna’
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2013-06-13
<![CDATA[Polissya Fund To Help Students To Start Business ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/polissya_fund_to_help_students_to_start_business_ Winners of the student business ideas competition initiated by Zhytomyr City Employers Organization were identified. Six projects were selected as finalists, authors of the three of them will be given a possibility to draw business plans of their projects – expert support will be provided by the investment fund “Polissya”
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2013-06-10
<![CDATA[Children and Juvenile Creativity Center Opened in Armiansk ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/children_and_juvenile_creativity_center_opened_in_armiansk_ Children and juvenile creativity center and sports school opened after capital reconstruction in Armiansk. The funding to the project was provided by Armiansk’s principal employer – Crimea TITAN. The project has been realized as part of the effort towards the implementation of “Preserve Your City” program initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2013-06-04
<![CDATA[Reconstructed Culture Palace Opens in Krasnoperekopsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/reconstructed_culture_palace_opens_in_krasnoperekopsk “Corporations must play an active role in the development of communities hosting them. In addition to paying taxes, the ad hoc, purpose-specific support to municipalities is equally important. Such kinds of support work very effectively. It is critical for people to see tangible results, to see their cities change, to see their lives improve,” – argued Dmitry Firtash
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2013-05-30
<![CDATA[Group DF Spent UAH 500 Million On Social Projects ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_spent_uah_500_million_on_social_projects_ In 2012, the enterprises of the Firtash Group of companies Group DF spent about UAH 500 million on social and ecological projects. Almost all the companies Mr. Firtash, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council, invests in are cities’ principal employers or generate lion’s shares of municipal budgets in cities and towns they are based in
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2013-05-28
<![CDATA[Employers Have To Influence State Budget Setting Process ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_have_to_influence_state_budget_setting_process_ “The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will submit its proposals for financing of priority economic sectors and regional development programs to the parliament, government, local authorities and administrations. We have to see clearly how the next year or 2-3-year budget is formed”, – said President of the FEU.
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2013-05-27
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Pupils Overmastered International Mendeleev Olympiad ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/845 OSTCHEM holding, which consolidates Group DF’s nitrogen fertilizer producers, became the general sponsor of Ukraine’s national team. Support to School Chemical Education project was initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash, the founder of Group DF
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2013-05-26
<![CDATA[200 Thousand Jobs Can Be Created In Chemical Industry]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/838 If we develop production in Ukraine we will create new jobs. Our estimates show that if Ukraine manufacture imported products of chemical industry, nearly 150-200 thousand of new jobs will be created. This was stated by the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
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2013-05-23
<![CDATA[DF Agro Recognized As The Best Agricultural Enterprise of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/837 The largest in the Western Ukraine greenhouse complex DF Agro has taken the lead in the authoritative rating “Agrarian Elite of Ukraine”. Experts have given primacy to DF Agro  because today it is only greenhouse complex in Ukraine built from scratch using the latest technology
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2013-05-21
<![CDATA[Employers To Reduce Youth Unemployment]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_to_reduce_youth_unemployment Youth unemployment will be significantly reduced, if the demand for trained professionals will be formed by employers. This was stated by President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash during the meeting with owners and managers of Dnipropetrovsk region enterprises
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2013-05-16
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Financed One More Business Project]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_financed_one_more_business_project The owner of MellanZhe company Maria Zheznomirskaya noted that there were great opportunities for the development of the sewing business in Ukraine due to the absence of low-cost high-quality clothing. MellanZhe sewing workshop became the eighth project received financing from Chernivtsi fund
 


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2013-05-14
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Supported Ukrainian Students at the International Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_supported_ukrainian_students_at_the_47th_international_mendeleev_chemistry_olympiad Support to School Chemical Education’ project was initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash, the founder of Group DF. Educational programs are the Group’s priority in the strategic approach to the social responsibility
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2013-05-03
<![CDATA[Nika Tera Seaport To Increase Mineral Fertilizers Turnover ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nika_tera_seaport_to_increase_mineral_fertilizers_turnover_ A new technology for takeover of bulk fertilizers from rail transport will be introduced at the enterprise. The technology will allow loading urea to vessel with a capacity of up to 1,500 tons per hour. Also, at the same time the port will be able to store about 50 million tons of urea
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2013-04-29
<![CDATA[FEU To Publish Labor History Book ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/817 This project, first of all, is important for the younger generation. Young guys should be proud of people who built our country and desire to become their successors. Therefore, our main task today is to return public respect to a working man, a specialist in his field”, – said the FEU President Dmitry Firtash
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2013-04-28
<![CDATA[Concert Dedicated To Spring and Labour Festival Gathered 40 thousand people]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/concert_dedicated_to_spring_and_labour_festival_gathered_40_thousand_people People in Zaporizhya were enjoining hits of such famous Ukrainian singers as Alexander Ponomarev, Arsen Mirzoyan, Natalia Koroleva, Taisia Povaliy, Maria Yaremchuk, the Aviator band, Tina Karol, Boris Moiseyev, Verka Serduchka and Sofia Rotaru

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2013-04-28
<![CDATA[Ukraine Has To Improve Quality Requirements For Domestic Products]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/818 The task of the committee is to set up a system of quality and safety technical regulations for products imported and sold in Ukraine”, – stressed Dmitry Firtash
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2013-04-27
<![CDATA[Ukraine Needs An Economic Development Plan Uniting Society]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_needs_an_economic_development_plan_uniting_society Agriculture is directly connected to 30% of all Ukrainian economy sectors. Its development will encourage development of engineering, chemistry, energy, and food industry. Therefore, it is necessary to elaborate an economic development plan based on the agricultural sector progress
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2013-04-26
<![CDATA[Ukraine Needs To Change Rules Of Doing Business]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_needs_to_change_rules_of_doing_business We do not accept the rules of doing business. The existing rules are beneficial to those who operate profitably in “grey” economy. I can not accept these rules, because I have to pay salaries to people, I have to develop the business. There is no doubt that we have to change the rules of the game
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2013-04-25
<![CDATA[Lean Manufacturing System Will Give Ukraine $40 billion]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/lean_manufacturing_system_will_give_ukraine_40_billion “Today, the system of lean production ­­is a new revolution in the industry. Production becomes flexible, allows adapting to market demand. As a result, this system will improve quality and save up to 30% of production costs”, – said Dmitry Firtash.
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2013-04-25
<![CDATA[Capacity of Nikolaev Seaport Nika-Tera To Be Raised Five-Fold ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/capacity_of_nikolaev_seaport_nikatera_to_be_raised_fivefold_ Until the end of 2013 specialized sea port Nika-Tera, part of Group DF, to complete the construction of a grain silo-type elevator with a capacity of 170 thousand tons. While making a visit to Nika-Tera in 2012, Dmitry Firtash said that upon port reconstruction completion, it would rank among the country’s three major ports along with Odessa and Yuzhny
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2013-04-17
<![CDATA[Business Environment Simplification To Increase Ukraine's GDP by 1.5-2% ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/business_environment_simplification_to_increase_ukraines_gdp_by_152_ Today, a huge number of supervisors come to entrepreneurs with checks. All these numerous audits take a long time. This makes difficult to do business - people do not work, they just answer inspectors’ questions - said Dmitry Firtash.
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2013-04-16
<![CDATA[Kvitka Cisyk’s Songs Are Timeless – Dmitry Firtash ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/790 On April 4, 2013 it would have been the 60th birthday of Kvitka Cisyk, the world-famous singer of Ukrainian origin. To mark the anniversary Inter TV channel made the documentary “Kvitka. Single copy voice”. Pre-opening night screening of the film in Kiev, Lviv, Ternopil, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odessa, Lugansk and Chernovtsy was attended by several thousand people
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2013-04-06
<![CDATA[Crimea TITAN To Double Ukraine’s Titanium Dioxide Market Share ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/crimea_titan_to_double_ukraines_titanium_dioxide_market_share_ “We are starting to construct new plant this year, and by 2015, we will invest about USD 300 million. We plan to produce 240,000 tons of titanium dioxide, which will be about 4% of the global market”, - said the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Dmitry Firtash
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2013-04-05
<![CDATA[Increasing Requirements For Imports To Protect The Domestic Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/increasing_requirements_for_imports_to_protect_the_domestic_market Committee created at the FEU would coordinate developing of requirements for quality and safety of imported goods, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash said after the meeting of the organization’s Presidium held today in Kiev
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2013-04-04
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business Has To Maintain And Strengthen Its Positions In Foreign Markets]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_ukrainian_business_has_to_maintain_and_strengthen_its_positions_in_foreign_markets Ukrainian business has to maintain its market position in countries of the Customs Union, despite the imposed protective trade barriers, said President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
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2013-04-04
<![CDATA[In Ukraine Enterprises Can Be Inspected By 75 State Agencies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/in_ukraine_enterprises_can_be_inspected_by_75_state_agencies Enterprises can be inspected by 75 state agencies in Ukraine. According to President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash, such amount of regulatory authorities is listed in the Register of inspecting agencies compiled by the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2013-04-04
<![CDATA[Lviv Les Kurbas Academic Theatre Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/lviv_les_kurbas_academic_theatre_celebrates_its_25th_anniversary_ President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, the Chairman of the Group DF Supervisory Council Mr. Dmitry Firtash congratulated Lviv Les Kurbas Academic Theatre, one of the most famous theaters in Ukraine, with the 25th anniversary
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2013-03-23
<![CDATA[In 2013 Rivneazot To Repair 13 Thousand Square Meters of Roads]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/791 By the end of 2013, Rivneazot intends to repair 13 thousand square meters of roads - both those that are on the territory of the enterprise and public roads
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2013-03-22
<![CDATA[Ukraine Needs To Raise New Generation of Entrepreneurs]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_needs_to_raise_new_generation_of_entrepreneurs By establishing SME support funds we can address two issues: first of all, we will create new jobs, secondly, we will give a chance to young people with interesting and perspective ideas. Country can be developed only by people who are long term thinkers, who do not afraid to do what employers do – President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash
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2013-03-21
<![CDATA[Ukrainians Trust In Business More Than In Political Parties ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/763 About 70% of Ukrainians have a positive attitude towards entrepreneurs as a class, and a third of respondents put a great deal of trust in business for economic development. These are the results of a sociological survey conducted by Social Monitoring Center on demand of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, said Dmitry Firtash
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2013-03-20
<![CDATA[Employers Will Be Represented By The Interfactional Group In The Parliament]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/757 Interfactionalgroup of employers established in the Parliament will push for laws important to domestic producers and address the issue of unemployment, said the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash in Zaporizhzhya
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2013-03-19
<![CDATA[FEU Has Compiled Registry of Inspecting Agencies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/762 The Federation of Employers of Ukraine has finished compiling theNational Registry of Inspecting Agencies and will present it in the nearest future. On the basis of the Register Federation will initiate inspecting agencies and checksreduction, said President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Dmitry Firtash in Zaporizhzhya
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2013-03-19
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Industry Needs New Electricity Pricing ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_industry_needs_new_electricity_pricing_ "Everyone understands what role the price of electricity plays, for example, for the non-ferrous metal sector. It is half of the production cost, and this is an issue of thousands of jobs. The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will submit the issue to the government," – said Dmitry Firtash.
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2013-03-19
<![CDATA[Industrial Parks Have to Be Established In All Regions of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/771 “It is much more expensive to build a plant in Ukraine than in Europe.  Reasons are well known: an investor besides a plantconstruction has to invest in construction of roads, utility systems, and getting a set of permissions. Zaporizhzhya region is a first region in Ukraine which proposed a concrete solution to the problem of industrial infrastructure”, – Dmitry Firtash
 
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2013-03-19
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukraine Can Become the Top-three Global Player on the Titanium Market ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/775 Modernization of Zaporizhya Titanium and Magnesium Combine capacity will strengthen Ukraine’s positions on the global titanium markets. The news was announced by Chairman of the Group Supervisory Council of Group DF Dmitry Firtash during his visit to combine
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2013-03-19
<![CDATA[Business Ideas Competition in Zhytomyr Region Received First Projects ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/business_ideas_competition_in_zhytomyr_region_received_first_projects_ The competition organized as part of the FEU’s SME support program has already received first business projects from Zhytomyr students. Results of thebusiness ideas competition organized for the first time in Zhytomyr region will be announced at the end of April this year
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2013-03-15
<![CDATA[Employees of Two Enterprises Will Qualify For Housing Loans at 6% per annum]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/749 The scheme of housing loans at 6% per annum has been determined andwill be runin  experimental mode for employees of two Dmitry Firtash’schemical enterprises - STIROL (Gorlovka, Donetsk region) and SeverodonetskAzot (Severodonetsk, Luhansk region)
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2013-03-14
<![CDATA[Polissya Fund To Finance Business Ideas From Zhytomyr Students]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/745 Students in Zhytomyr region will pitch their business ideas at a competition initiated by Zhytomyr City Employers Organization. Investment Fund for SME Support Polissya has pledged its partnership to the competition.
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2013-02-27
<![CDATA[Polissya Investment Fund Invites Proposals for Financing ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/polissya_investment_fund_invites_proposals_for_financing_ Zhytomyr-based investment fund Polissya supporting small and medium enterprise has launched financing proposals admission. The Fund has become the second-of-a-kind venture founded by Ukrainian entrepreneurs and following a model of operation of Chernivtsi-based investment fund ‘Bukovyna’
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2013-02-20
<![CDATA[GDF MEDIA LIMITED acquires INTER MEDIA GROUP LIMITED]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/738 GDF MEDIA LIMITED, part of GROUP DF (Dmitry Firtash Group of Companies), reached an agreement to acquire INTER MEDIA GROUP LIMITED (INTER TV Channel). The closure of the deal is subject to approval by anti-monopoly authorities. INTER MEDIA GROUP LIMITED includes INTER, INTER+, NTN, K1, PIXEL and MTV Ukraine television channels
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2013-02-07
<![CDATA[Federation of Employers of Ukraine Develops Small and Medium Business]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/federation_of_employers_of_ukraine_develops_small_and_medium_business The Ukrainian business community is committed to putting in place a system of support to small and medium enterprise through regional investment funds. The successful operation of ‘Bukovyna’ fund inspired Zhytomyr entrepreneurs

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2013-01-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Supports Folk Traditions]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_supports_folk_traditions “Malanka is an extraordinary and colorful feast,” says Dmitry Firtash, the founder of the Firtash Foundation providing funding to the festival organization this year. “We do hope that this event will help preserve the Ukrainian popular traditions and transfer them over to the future generations,” stressed Dmitry Firtash
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2013-01-15
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Unveils Plans For 2013]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_unveils_plans_for_2013 In 2012, we have accomplished quite a lot due to the Federation’s involvement: lifting the groundlessly excessive railroad shipments tariffs, abolition of a decision on raising energy tariffs for companies, as well as initiation of review of terms and conditions of Ukraine’s accession to the WTO
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2013-01-11
<![CDATA[Preserve Your City]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/preserve_your_city
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2013-01-01
<![CDATA[Gas Prices Cut Critical for Ukraine's Industry]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/gas_prices_cut_critical_for_ukraines_industry The gas market liberalization allows different gas traders to enter Ukraine. The existing contract is very tough and prices envisaged therein are even higher than those in Europe. This puts Ukraine in a disadvantageous position vis-à-vis European producers
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2012-12-17
<![CDATA[Dmitry and Lada Firtash Donate 8 Million UAH To Refurbish Chernivtsi National University]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_and_lada_firtash_donate_8_million_uah_to_refurbish_chernivtsi_national_university Dmitry and Lada Firtash being co-founders of the Firtash Foundation charity have met with the faculty and researchers of Chernivtsi Yu. Fedkovych National University. At this meeting, the benefactors handed over to the University President a check with the value of 8 million UAH
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2012-12-15
<![CDATA[Ukraine Needs to Revise Its Agriculture Development Strategy, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_needs_to_revise_its_agriculture_development_strategy_says_dmitry_firtash Speaking at the 9th Congress of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash, the FEU President maintained that the development of deep processing in agricultural production may help bridge the gap between the quality of living in the city and in villages
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2012-11-27
<![CDATA[SME Support Funds Have To Be Established In All Regions]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/sme_support_funds_have_to_be_established_in_all_regions Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has urged businesspeople to use active efforts towards establishing small and medium enterprise support funds across the whole of Ukraine. Such investment funds capitalized with contributions from local businesspeople
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2012-11-27
<![CDATA[Speech Delivered By The FEU President Dmitry Firtash at the 9th Congress of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/speech_delivered_by_the_feu_president_dmitry_firtash_at_the_9th_congress_of_the_federation_of_employers_of_ukraine Our top priority now is creating jobs because it is not until jobs are created and not until production is set up that the national budget can be suffused in a sustainable way
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2012-11-27
<![CDATA[Business To Fuel Crisis Mitigation]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/business_to_fuel_crisis_mitigation Economy of Ukraine may recover from the crisis effects as long as business is capable of producing impact on key decisions in the national economic policy. This was a keynote of the speech that Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine delivered at the meeting of the International Coordination Council of Employers’ Organizations
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2012-11-26
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Reviews New Business Project]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_reviews_new_business_project Bukovyna Fund managing 8 million UAH worth of capital has already committed 1.1 million to the implementation of seven projects. March 2013 is expected to see another finale which will determine more winners qualifying for funding of their proposals
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2012-11-22
<![CDATA[STIROL Helps Most Gifted School Students From Gorlovka]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/stirol_helps_most_gifted_school_students_from_gorlovka The Olympiads held in four Ukrainian cities (Khmelnytsky, Chernivtsi, Kherson and Chernigov) involved 70 teams coming from Ukraine and the CIS countries. According to the competition rules, the city teams are composed of municipal and regional Olympiads winners
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2012-11-22
<![CDATA[Employees of Two Enterprises Will Qualify For Housing Loans]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employees_of_two_enterprises_will_qualify_for_housing_loans “We intend to issue preferential mortgages against six percent a year. These loans may be offered by Nadra Bank. By this token, we will be able to help our employees address their housing problems,” said Mr. Firtash
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2012-10-22
<![CDATA[New Polyclinic To Open In Gorlovka]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_polyclinic_to_open_in_gorlovka The first stage of the facility construction is estimated to be completed before the end of 2012 which means that as soon as during the current year, STIROL personnel will have access to medical care at the plant's in-house clinic
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2012-10-21
<![CDATA[Group DF To Invest Over 1 Billion Hryvnias in Nitrogen Chemical Production Development in 2013]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_to_invest_over_1_billion_hryvnias_in_nitrogen_chemical_production_development_in_2013 The future investment plans will power both the modernization and intensification of existing facilities at Stirol, and the exploration of new productions
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2012-10-19
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Invest About $2.5 Billion In Petrochemical Business]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_invest_about_25_billion_in_petrochemical_business During his visit to Severodonetsk AZOT, Mr. Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF announced that the total of $2.5 – 2.7 bn is planned to be invested in the development of petrochemical production at four companies belonging to Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF
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2012-10-19
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Fertilizers Market Projected To Double by 2017]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_fertilizers_market_projected_to_double_by_2017 “We are positive that the Ukrainian fertilizers market will double within 5 years to come. Even the most pessimistic outlooks show an at least a 1.7-times growth. We have a lot confidence in these forecasts which is why we invest in our enterprises,” explained Mr. Firtash
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2012-10-19
<![CDATA[Culture Palace In Gorlovka To Undergo Capital Remodeling]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/culture_palace_in_gorlovka_to_undergo_capital_remodeling We have made a decision about the complete renovation of Stirol’s culture palace, and by the next year’s Chemists’ Day this effort will have been completed
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2012-10-19
<![CDATA[Divine services restart in restored St. Sophia Cathedral]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/divine_services_restart_in_restored_st_sophia_cathedral The first services have taken place in the restored Ukrainian St. Sophia Cathedral in Rome on October 13 and 14 in the presence of 11 thousand Ukrainian worshippers arriving from over 20 countries of the world, including Australia, Argentina,Brazil, Ukraine, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and other nations.
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2012-10-17
<![CDATA[State Procurements Must Be Subject to Preferences, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/state_procurements_must_be_subject_to_preferences_says_dmitry_firtash The Federation of Employers of Ukraine has calculated that Ukraine may cut its imports thereby saving up to 12 bn UAH a year as long as the state procurements treat domestic production on a preferential basis
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2012-09-26
<![CDATA[FEU To Compile Registry of Inspecting Agencies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_to_compile_registry_of_inspecting_agencies Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has announced that the FEU has launched an effort towards compiling a national registry of inspecting authorities. A decision to this effect was approved at the Federation’s Board meeting
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2012-09-26
<![CDATA[New Greenhouse Complex DF Agro Opens in Synkiv]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_greenhouse_complex_df_agro_opens_in_synkiv The largest in Western Ukraine greenhouse complex DF Agro was inaugurated today in Synkiv in the presence of Nikolay Azarov, Prime-Minister of Ukraine, and Dmitry Firtash investing in the greenhouse construction. At the moment, the Synkiv (Mr. Firtash’s native village)
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2012-09-25
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Economic Development To Stem from Villages]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_economic_development_to_stem_from_villages According to the FEU President, such a vision is an imperative dictated by the current market situation. The prices to food products will continue to grow for quite a while and Ukraine should capitalize on this trend. “This is something beyond the scope of our national interests. We are talking about the international food security,” emphasized Mr. Firtash
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2012-09-21
<![CDATA[State-of-the-art Hospital Opened in Zalishchyki]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_most_modern_hospital_opened_in_zaleschiki_ The most modern hospital of European level servicing inhabitants of three districts opened in Ternopil oblast. During one year the capital renovation of hospital’s six buildings and construction of four new ones have been competed in Zaleschiki town
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2012-09-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Supports University in Chernovtsy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_supports_university_in_chernovtsy_ The President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Director of Group DF Mr. Firtash announced his plans at the meeting of the Council for Entrepreneurship Development and Investment Promotion in Chernivtsi region
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2012-09-19
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Approves the Commitment of First 1 Million UAH ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_approves_the_commitment_of_first_1_million_uah_for_promotion_of_enterprise Three of the qualified proposals talking about building business from scratch will receive the total of 240 thousand UAH. The remaining three projects involve the expansion of the existing enterprises for which the Fund will issue three-year loans against a 12-percent
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2012-09-18
<![CDATA[Small and Medium Enterprise Funds to Help Create Estimated 26 Thousand New Jobs]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/small_and_medium_enterprise_funds_to_help_create_estimated_26_thousand_new_jobs Speaking at the presentation of the first six projects qualified for funding from Bukovyna Investment Fund in Chernivtsi today, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine...
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2012-09-18
<![CDATA[New Main Culture Palace of Entire Region Opens in Cherkassy]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_main_culture_palace_of_entire_region_opens_in_cherkassy As reconstruction works have been completed, the city’s and region’s main cultural facility reopens concurrently with the newly refurbished square and fountain in front of it.  All repairs and reconstructions have been performed as part of the effort towards the implementation of “Preserve Your City” program initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2012-09-08
<![CDATA[Small Business Must Generate Up To 50 Percent of National GDP]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/small_business_must_generate_up_to_50_percent_of_national_gdp Speaking at Kharkiv-based 4th International Economic Forum “Innovations. Investments. Kharkiv Initiatives” today, Dmitry Firtash stressed that Ukraine needs to revisit its economic growth pattern centering on small and medium business
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2012-09-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Support Kharkiv Business People]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_support_kharkiv_business_people Speaking at the 4th International Economic Forum “Innovations. Investments. Kharkiv Initiatives” in Kharkiv today, Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine proposed the establishment in Kharkiv region of a private investment fund supporting small and medium enterprises
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2012-09-07
<![CDATA[The 3rd International Poetic Festival MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ Starts]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_3rd_international_poetic_festival_meridian_czernowitz_starts The MERIDIAN CZERNOWITZ program includes a variety of literary readings, lectures, discussions, books presentations, poetic promenades, musical and poetic gatherings and wine-cigar-and-poetry nights
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2012-09-06
<![CDATA[Media To Foster Economic Growth of Their Countries, Say Delegates of the World Press Congress]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/media_to_foster_economic_growth_of_their_countries Media must play an essential role in their countries’ efforts towards curbing the economic crisis and ensuring their economic growth. This was a keynote message voiced by many speakers at the 19th World Editors Forum and the 64th World Press Congress held in Kiev
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2012-09-04
<![CDATA[World Press Congress Opens Window of Opportunities for Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/world_press_congress_opens_window_of_opportunities_for_ukraine The convention has gathered about 1000 owners and chief editors of printed media from 85 countries. Group DF is the main sponsor of the World Press Congress. Group DF is the main sponsor of the World Press Congress
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2012-09-02
<![CDATA[UCU College Opens in Lviv]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ucu_college_opens_in_lviv The inauguration of the new college of the Ukrainian Catholic University took place in Lviv today. This is the first building of the University complex which also includes lecture rooms, library and information and resource center, a conference hall, chapel and pastor’s center. The UCU’s campus construction is the largest project across the whole of Eastern Europe
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2012-08-26
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Receives 70 Applications Seeking Business Projects Financing]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/627 Having operated for 4 months to date, Bukovyna Fund has already received 70 applications for the financing of business projects filed by entrepreneurs from Kiev, Lviv and Chernivtsi region. The principal investor in Bukovyna Fund is Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2012-08-21
<![CDATA[First Cambridge-Ukraine Studentship Fellows Complete Studies At University of Cambridge]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/first_cambridgeukraine_studentship_fellows_complete_studies_at_university_of_cambridge The first five fellows winning the Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships founded by Mr. Dmitry Firtash have successfully completed their learning course at the University of Cambridge receiving a master’s degree in such disciplines as environmental protection
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2012-08-14
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Largest Greenhouse Complex to Open in Ternopil Region in September]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_largest_greenhouse_complex_to_open_in_ternopil_region_in_september Greenhouse-raised vegetables import may only be reduced if at least 500 hectares of greenhouses are built in Ukraine. Last year this effort was initiated and the first 44 hectares of modern greenhouses are already available
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2012-08-07
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Team Wins Prizes at International Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_team_wins_prizes_at_international_chemistry_olympiad The Olympic golden medal went to a graduate of Lviv Physics and Mathematics Lyceum Igor Cherniuh. Siler medals were awarded to Irina Zaporozhets of Balakleya School #1 (Kharkiv region) and Dmitry Shibanov of Sevastopol specialized school #57 while Andrey Stelmakh, a 10-grader of Lviv Physics and Mathematics Lyceum, holds a bronze medal
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2012-07-30
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Contribution Into Education Promotion Acknowledged by Cambridge University]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_contribution_into_education_promotion_acknowledged_by_cambridge_university The University of Cambridge is delighted to announce that Mr Dmitry Firtash has been nominated to receive the Chancellor’s 800th Anniversary Campaign Medal for Outstanding Philanthropy
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2012-07-27
<![CDATA[Ukrainian High School Students Depart for International Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_ukrainian_students_are_going_to_the_international_chemistry_olympiad The four Ukrainian students will represent Ukraine at the 44th International Chemistry Olympiad which opens on Saturday, July 21, in Washington DC, USA. The International Chemistry Olympiad 2012 will be attended by 280 students from 73 countries
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2012-07-20
<![CDATA[Young Footsal Players From Gorlovka Win Golden Medals At International Tournament]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/young_footsal_players_from_gorlovka_win_golden_medals_at_international_tournament Ukraine’s national footsal team (U-12) dominated by players from Gorlovka’s STIROL and sponsored by OSTCHEM company owned by Mr. Dmitry Firtash has won championship of the prestigious  international tournament "Costa Dorada Cup"
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2012-07-18
<![CDATA[Youth Unemployment to Shrink Due to Securing Balance Between Education and Labor Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/youth_unemployment_to_shrink_due_to_securing_balance_between_education_and_labor_market Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine is sure that orienting the education system towards real needs of Ukraine’s economy will help dramatically reduce the youth unemployment
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2012-06-27
<![CDATA[Group DF To Be General Sponsor Of World Newspaper Congress]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_to_be_general_sponsor_of_world_newspaper_congress Mr. Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors and President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine commented on the upcoming events pointing out that Ukraine must use every opportunity to increase its presence in the global information space
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2012-06-14
<![CDATA[Ukraine and International Labor Organization Approve National Decent Work Program for 2012 – 2015]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_and_ilo_approve_national_decent_work_program Achieving the goals outlined in the Program will address two interconnected priorities: rising the employment rate and securing the national economy advancement in Ukraine. These tasks fulfillment is a key to stability in the public and to the national welfare improvement
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2012-06-12
<![CDATA[International Organization of Employers Welcomes Ukraine To Its Family]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/international_organization_of_employers_welcomes_ukraine_to_its_family Today our organization has become a global net uniting more than 160 member-states. Clearly, the more active the interaction between national employers’ federations with the IOE becomes, the richer is the bank of precious experience
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2012-06-12
<![CDATA[Employers Must Participate in Ukraine-EU Negotiations, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_must_participate_in_ukraineeu_negotiations_says_dmitry_firtash Ukraine today is faced with multiple challenges. The world is getting globalized and this process is irreversible. On the one hand we have the EU and the Free Trade Agreement, on the other hand – the Customs Union also offering cooperation to Ukraine
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2012-06-11
<![CDATA[Outsourced Investments In Regional Economies May Be Raised Four-Fold]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/outsourced_investments_in_regional_economies_may_be_raised_fourfold Regions must have incentives to promote local economies. It requires decentralization of economic control leverage and provision of local communities with additional resources and authority. Where there is no money, there is no solution to a problem
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2012-06-08
<![CDATA[Ukraine May Become Center of Europe’s Economic Growth, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_may_become_center_of_europes_economic_growth_says_dmitry_firtash “Ukraine features an unmatched capacity, primarily territorial and natural one. The country can become a new center of Europe’s economic growth if its investment potential is realized,” commented Mr. Firtash
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2012-06-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Urges Domestic Machine Builders to Employ Advanced Technologies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_urges_domestic_machine_builders_to_employ_advanced_technologies “Today, production modernization is a burning priority for many enterprises. Yet each of us undertaking a reconstruction effort or building a new plant tends to work with Western machine builders as they offer more advanced technologies and “cheap” money – preferential loans
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2012-06-07
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM To Sponsor Ukraine’s Chemistry Olympics Team]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_to_sponsor_ukraines_chemistry_olympics_team The official sponsorship announcement was made by Dr. Yuriy Kholin, Vice-President of Kharkiv National V.N. Karazin University. “OSTCHEM has chosen to be the general sponsor of the Ukrainian Olympic team and to finance the acquisition of chemical equipment required for students’ training for the international competition
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2012-06-06
<![CDATA[Group DF To Promote Chemical Production]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_to_promote_chemical_production At an earlier time, interviewed by ‘Expert’ magazine, Mr. Firtash shared his intention to acquire a refinery and a gas stations chain. He also confirmed that he is looking to set up petrochemical production of the oil refinery’s premises
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2012-06-05
<![CDATA[Business Promotion To Reduce Unemployment, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/business_promotion_to_reduce_unemployment_says_dmitry_firtash The growth in real production is a driver for the growth in employment. It requires quality transformations in the Ukrainian economy which includes the financial system reformation, investment climate improvement, innovations implementation, etc
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2012-06-01
<![CDATA[Four-Fold Rise In Titanium Dioxide Production At ‘Sumykhimprom’ Reality]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/fourfold_rise_in_titanium_dioxide_production_at_sumykhimprom_reality_says_dmitry_firtash The government is not necessarily a perfect business and assets manager. And this is true not only for Ukraine, unfortunately, it is the case across the world. A private business is a more efficient manager
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2012-05-29
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: In The Coming Decade, Ukraine Can Triple Its Chemical Production Outputs]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_in_the_coming_decade_ukraine_can_triple_its_chemical_production_outputs According to Mr. Firtash, the next 20 years are expected to see the global market growth to the level of $5.2 trillion. India and China featuring the fastest growth rates are projected to lead the market
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2012-05-25
<![CDATA[Employers To Devise Controlling Agencies Monitoring System]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_to_devise_controlling_agencies_monitoring_system I fully concur with an idea of creating such a monitoring system. Sumy has a very powerful employers’ organization and it is perfectly capable of making this project happen. Once this system becomes operational, many conflicts between the governmental agencies and the corporate community will be avoided, I am sure
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2012-05-25
<![CDATA[Regional Economies Control Must Be Decentralized, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/regional_economies_control_must_be_decentralized_says_dmitry_firtash Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has met with the administration and senior representatives of business community of Sumy region. Speaking to the gathering, Mr. Firtash, in particular, pointed out that economic control in regions
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2012-05-25
<![CDATA[Promotion Of Machine Building To Power Economic Prosperity]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/promotion_of_machine_building_to_power_economic_prosperity “The situation however may be altered: according to estimates of machine building enterprises being members of the Federation of Employers, this share may be raised up to 40 percent of the GDP,” maintains Dmitry Firtash
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2012-05-25
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Ukrainian Business People Must Revive Philanthropy Traditions]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_ukrainian_business_people_must_revive_philanthropy_traditions It must be a business-to-power dialog. It does not matter how much each would contribute: somebody will donate a dollar, somebody – a couple of dimes, somebody could offer a thousand, another one – a million
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2012-05-25
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Boost Domestic Mineral Fertilizers Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_boost_domestic_mineral_fertilizers_market Interviewed by ‘Expert’ magazine, Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF told that he is looking to expanding the network of warehouses storing fertilizers and agrochemical substances
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2012-05-18
<![CDATA[FEU Seeks Simplification of Business Launch Approvals Procedure]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feu_seeks_simplification_of_business_launch_approvals_procedure In 20 years, there have been multiple programs devised in Ukraine but none of them met with fulfillment. There has to be one yet realistic and meaningful program. Business does not need ten or fifty programs – we need one but workable program
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2012-05-17
<![CDATA[Titanesque Efforts]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/titanesque_efforts

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2012-05-14
<![CDATA[The Sooner We Create Vertically Integrated Titanium Holding The Better It Will Be For Ukraine, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_sooner_we_create_vertically_integrated_titanium_holding_the_better_it_will_be_for_ukraine_says_dmitry_firtash If we want to be a player in the titanium market, we have to keep our position strong. We are being respected already. Take my word for it: in some five years from now, we will rank second or third in the titanium metal and sponge market worldwide
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2012-05-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Reveals His Nitrogen Business Development Strategy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_reveals_his_nitrogen_business_development_strategy_ Dmitry Firtash’s nitrogen enterprises pursue a strategic objective of enhancing their positions in the European market, including acquisition of new assets, increase in outputs of production featuring higher added value and importers displacement from the domestic market
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2012-05-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: In Order To Be Protected, Business Does Not Need To Go In For Politics]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_in_order_to_be_protected_business_does_not_need_to_go_in_for_politics A customary behavior for many is to sit quiet and idle hoping that it will all get arranged somehow. My suggestion is to change the attitude and get rid of fears, to make sure that business is respected and talked to
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2012-05-14
<![CDATA[Government And Principal Employers’ Owners Must Provide Systemic Support To Company Cities, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_system_of_incentives_to_company_cities_must_be_put_in_place_in_ukraine The government of Ukraine and owners of corporations being municipalities’ principal employers should join efforts in providing systemic support to company cities
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2012-05-07
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2012-05-03
<![CDATA[Ukraine Enlarges Its Share In International Titanium Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_enlarges_its_share_in_international_titanium_market President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych cut the ribbon inaugurating a new sulfuric acid production facility at the Eastern Europe’s largest titanium dioxide enterprise Krymskiy TITAN. The guests of honor at the ceremony were Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2012-04-27
<![CDATA[We Are Interested In A Dialog Rather Than In Criticizing Government, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/we_are_interested_in_a_dialog_rather_than_in_criticizing_government_says_dmitry_firtash However, we can come with an initiative to the governor or to central power authorities and explain that we are building an X number of enterprises, we are creating an X number of jobs, and the budget will gain an X amount of tax gains, said Mr. Firtash
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2012-04-26
<![CDATA[Capacity of Nikolaev Seaport Nika-Tera May Be Raised Five-Fold, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/capacity_of_nikolaev_seaport_nikatera_may_be_raised_fivefold_says_dmitry_firtash While making a visit to Nika-Tera Seaport in Nikolaev, Dmitry Firtash said that its throughput capacity may be increased five times from the current 4-5 million tons to 20 million tons of freight annually
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2012-04-26
<![CDATA[Promoting Commercial Fleet and Shipbuilding Must Become Strategic Prospect for Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/promoting_commercial_fleet_and_shipbuilding_must_become_strategic_prospect_for_ukraine Dmitry Firtash has shared his persuasion that such preferential treatment will help reanimate the national shipping industry, increase the budget revenues and will promote Ukraine’s export capacity
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2012-04-26
<![CDATA[Promotion of Enterprise in Ukraine – Driver of National Economy Development]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/promotion_of_enterprise_in_ukraine__driver_of_national_economy_development In the course of his regular field trip in a capacity of the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine – this time to Nikolaev region – Mr. Dmitry Firtash met with the local administration and business people
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2012-04-26
<![CDATA[Bukovyna Fund Starts Admission of Funding Applications ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/bukovyna_fund_starts_admission_of_funding_applications_ Bukovyna Fund for Support of Small and Medium Enterprise initiated by Mr. Dmitry Firtash and formed due to his investment has started financing applications admission. This announcement was made by the Governor of Chernivtsi region Mr. Mykhaylo Papiev while presenting the investment fund in Chernivtsi
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2012-04-23
<![CDATA[Promotion of Enterprise in Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/promotion_of_enterprise_in_ukraine
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2012-04-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Enrolled On Economic Reforms Committee]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_enrolled_on_economic_reforms_committee Today the President of Ukraine V. Yanukovych signed a Decree whereby Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council and President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, as well as Mr. Yuriy Kulyk, Co-chairman of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council
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2012-04-13
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Fund for Small Enterprise Promotion Finalizes Its Format of Operation ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_fund_for_small_enterprise_promotion_finalizes_its_format_of_operation_ The operational mode of BUKOVYNA venture fund for small business support initiated by Dmitry Firtash in February 2012 during his meeting with business community in Chernivtsi has been identified
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2012-04-12
<![CDATA[Young Futsal Players From Gorlovka Win International Tournament]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/young_futsal_players_from_gorlovka_win_international_tournament Champions of Ukraine and National Cup winners, a futsal U12 team from Gorlovka ‘STIROL-OSh #47” have won a prestigious international tournament in Moscow – The Fair Play Cup
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2012-04-10
<![CDATA[Crimea-based Companies With Dmitry Firtash’s Interest To Partly Reimburse Water Bills To 55 Thousand Armiansk And Krasnoperekopsk Citizens]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_crimeabased_companies_to_reimburse_50__of_water_bills_to_armiansk_and_krasnoperekopsk_citizens An effort towards implementation of Dmitry Firtash’s decision whereby Crimea-based companies owned and co-owned by Mr. Firtash will reimburse
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2012-04-06
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Business Enhances Cooperation with French Entrepreneurs ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_business_enhances_cooperation_with_french_entrepreneurs_ A group of about 40 French business people will shortly visit Ukraine to explore the country’s investment opportunities and potential of cooperation with Ukrainian entrepreneurs. An agreement to assist in organizing such a trip was one of the outcomes
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2012-04-04
<![CDATA[OSTCHEM Supports Ukrainian National Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ostchem_supports_ukrainian_national_chemistry_olympiad OSTCHEM, a company being part of Dmitry Firtash’s Group DF, has provided support to the 49th Ukrainian National Chemistry Olympiad. The total of 235 thousand high school students took part in the qualification round of which 161 made it to the final stage taking place in the city of Nikolayev
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2012-03-30
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Initiates Compilation of Registry of Mono-cities and Principal Employers of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_initiates_compilation_of_registry_of_monocities_and_principal_employers_of_ukraine In the course of a meeting with residents of Armiansk and Krasnoperekopsk focused on business’ social responsibility Dmitry Firtash tasked the Federation of Employers of Ukraine with putting together a registry of mono-cities and municipalities’ principal employers
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2012-03-30
<![CDATA[Armiansk And Krasnoperekopsk To Receive New Social And Economic Development Programs]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/armiansk_and_krasnoperekopsk_to_receive_new_social_and_economic_development_programs Mr. Dmitry Firtash instructed the executives of Crimean companies in which he holds equity to devise, in cooperation with municipalities, programs of the cities social and economic development
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2012-03-29
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Presents New Plant In Crimea]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_presents_new_plant_in_crimea During his working trip to ‘Krymskiy TITAN’ last October, Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF announced his plan to achieve doubling of this plant’s output over the coming three years. Today, the businessman presented a new sulfuric acid production facility which will enable
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2012-03-29
<![CDATA[FEU’s In-House Commodity Exchange – New Opportunities For Business Promotion]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/feus_inhouse_commodity_exchange__new_opportunities_for_business_promotion Speaking at a meeting with small and medium businesses owners and executives in Crimea, Mr. Dmitry Firtash announced that the Federation of Employers of Ukraine is working to institute its in-house commodity exchange where the Federation
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2012-03-28
<![CDATA[New Training Base For FC Tavriya To Be Built In Crimea]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_training_base_for_fc_tavriya_to_be_built_in_crimea Visiting the training base of FC Tavriya in Simferopol Mr. Dmitry Firtash announced his intention to build a new base for the team. Joining Mr. Firtash in this visit were a newly appointed Honorary President of the club Anatoly Moguilev, the club founder Yuriy Borisov and its General Director Sergey Kunitsyn
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2012-03-28
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s New Initiatives Towards Business Liberalization and Promotion]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_new_initiatives_towards_business_liberalization_and_promotion Making his regular field trip in his capacity of the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, Mr. Dmitry Firtash has had a meeting with the administration of Lviv region and entrepreneurs of Western Ukraine
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2012-03-27
<![CDATA[Government Must Turn Its face to Ukrainian Theaters, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/government_must_turn_its_face_to_ukrainian_theaters_says_dmitry_firtash The systemic support that Mr. Dmitry Firtash has been providing to Ukrainian theaters as part of his multi-facet charity activity has won him a reputation of one of the nation’s leading benefactors. While making his working visit to Lviv where Mr. Firtash
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2012-03-27
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Lectures Before Lviv Business School Community]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_lectures_before_lviv_business_school_community Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF and President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine delivered a lecture titles ‘International Strategy of Systemic Companies: Building Future Business On Global Markets’ at the Ukrainian Catholic University upon an invitation of the University’s Lviv Business School.
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2012-03-27
<![CDATA[Employers Worldwide To Enhance Impact On Their Governments’ Social And Economic Policies And On Global Economy Evolution]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/global_economy_evolution This was a keynote theme of a discussion between Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, and Mr. John Cridland
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2012-03-21
<![CDATA[National Tripartite Social-Economic Council Recommends To President Of Ukraine That Dmitry Firtash Be Enrolled On Economic Reforms Committee]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/national_tripartite_socialeconomic_council_recommends_to_president_of_ukraine_that_dmitry_firtash_be_enrolled_on_economic_reforms_committee The National Tripartite Social-Economic Council (NTSEC) recommends to the President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych that Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2012-03-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash urges business community to invest in social infrastructure of their communities]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_urges_business_community_to_invest_in_social_infrastructure_of_their_communities Under the conditions of severe budget funding shortage, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF, believes that business people must help develop social facilities of their communities
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2012-03-03
<![CDATA[Technological Revolution in Agriculture Key to Ukrainian Farming Development]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/technological_revolution_in_agriculture_key_to_ukrainian_farming_development “Ukraine may well be one of the world’s leaders in foodstuff exports, and the key role in this regard must be played by regions where agricultural infrastructure is particularly developed,” said Dmitry Firtash
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2012-03-03
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Donate 9 Million UAH For Ukraine’s First Free Pediatric Nervous System Treatment Center In Cherkassy ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_donate_9_million_uah_for_ukraines_first_free_pediatric_nervous_system_treatment_center_in_cherkassy_ On 21 April 2011, an official opening of the Regional Pediatric Hospital attended by President V. Yanukovych took place in Cherkassy. Speaking at the ceremony, the President stressed that an institution of this capacity must offer therapy to children from all across Ukraine
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2012-03-03
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2012-03-01
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Business Climate Improvement – Common Cause For Business Community And Government]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_business_climate_improvement__common_cause_for_business_community_and_government Investments serve as an indispensible fuel for any economy and the less they come, the slower the economy evolves. At the moment, Ukraine is in a perilous situation: the growth rate of both foreign and domestic direct investments is far from meeting the business
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2012-02-28
<![CDATA[Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Opens British People’s Eyes On Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cambridge_ukrainian_studies_opens_british_peoples_eyes_on_ukraine Over the incomplete 4 years of its existence, the Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Program has defined the scholarly specialization of several dozen students of the world’s most prestigious university. Increasingly more young people in Western countries discover the country which
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2012-02-27
<![CDATA[Federation Of Employers Of Ukraine Enhances Business’ Impact On State Tax And Customs Policies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/federation_of_employers_of_ukraine_enhances_business_impact_on_state_tax_and_customs_policies The Federation of Employers of Ukraine has reached an agreement on intensifying cooperation with the State Taxation Service and State Customs Service of Ukraine. Mr. Firtash, the FRU President has had meetings
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2012-02-23
<![CDATA[Federation Of Employers Of Ukraine Initiates Long-term Program Of National Industry Development]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/federation_of_employers_of_ukraine_initiates_longterm_program_of_national_industry_development The Federation of Employers of Ukraine will institute an information system of Ukrainian enterprises’ interaction which will boost cooperative ties within the country and reduce import into Ukraine
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2012-02-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: National Tripartite Social-Economic Council To Become Foundation Of Stability In Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_national_tripartite_socialeconomic_council_to_become_foundation_of_stability_in_ukraine Speaking at the meeting of the National Tripartite Social-Economic Council (NTSEC) on Monday, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, NTSEC Chairman, serving also as the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine
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2012-02-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Chairs National Tripartite Social-Economic Council]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_chairs_national_tripartite_socialeconomic_council Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation Employers of Ukraine, has been appointed Chairman of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council. The President of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych signed a respective decree on this appointment on February 17
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2012-02-17
<![CDATA[Support to World Press Congress]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/supporting_world_newspaper_congress_
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2012-02-14
<![CDATA[New Opportunities For New Village]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_opportunities_for_new_village The toll of working on the land became known to Dmitry Firtash in his school years: back at Soviet times, the family would earn their extra income by growing tomatoes in greenhouses built on their land plot. That was business as usual for many in Sinkov. Tomatoes were grown in abundance but to sell them well, the harvest had to be shipped all the way to Baltic
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2012-02-10
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Big Business Interested In Small and Medium Enterprise Development]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_big_business_interested_in_small_and_medium_enterprise_development Meeting with executives of large enterprises and owners of small and medium businesses, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, stated that big companies are interested in the development of small and medium enterprise
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2012-02-09
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Initiates Establishment of Fund For Support to Young Entrepreneurs’ Projects]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_initiates_establishment_of_fund_for_support_to_young_entrepreneurs_projects Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has announced an initiative to set up a fund to support projects of young entrepreneurs. The most promising investment projects will qualify for financing through the Federation of Employers
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2012-02-09
<![CDATA[Genuine Care For Fellow Citizens]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/genuine_care_for_fellow_citizens In one of his interviews Dmitry Firtash once said that in his perception the genuine patriotism is about someone’s commitment to doing more for their country and for one another than formal obligations of a citizen require them to. It is hard to disagree with this statement, particularly when it is backed with real actions of its author
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2012-02-09
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Continue Financial Support To Theater, Philharmonics And Museum In Chernivtsi]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/410 Meeting with artistic staffs and culture activists of Chernivtsi region, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF, pledged that he will keep pursuing the financial support to the Regional Theater
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2012-02-08
<![CDATA[Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cambridgeukraine_studentships
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2012-02-01
<![CDATA[Employers and Unions Pursue Shared Goal of Raising Ukrainians’ Well-Being, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_and_unions_pursue_shared_goal_of_raising_ukrainians_wellbeing_says_dmitry_firtash The Federation of Employers of Ukraine and the Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine have agreed to launch systemic cooperation and to work out a shared stance with respect to addressing most burning socio-economic challenges
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2012-01-23
<![CDATA[Group DF Donates Lab Glassware Sets And Chemical Reagents To Schools]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_donates_lab_glassware_sets_and_chemical_reagents_to_schools The schools having trained the 2010/2011 Ukrainian High School Chemistry Olympiads winners have received sets of laboratory glassware for synthesis and analysis, as well as chemical reagents donated by Group DF
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2012-01-20
<![CDATA[Group DF Allots Funding For Ukrainian High School Chemistry Olympiad]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_dfallots_funding_for_ukrainian_high_school_chemistry_olympiad Group DF owned by Mr. Dmitry Firtash has committed funding required to carry out the final 4th round of the Ukrainian High School Chemistry Olympiad to be hosted by Nikolayev Municipal High School at the end of March of 2012
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2012-01-18
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Voted Public Activist Of The Year In Lviv Region]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_voted_public_activist_of_the_year_in_lviv_region Mr. Dmitry Firtash who has been providing systemic support to the Ukrainian Catholic University has been voted the most celebrated public activist of 2011 in Lviv region. Two thirds of the web-respondents participating in compiling a “Hero Of The Year” rating chose Mr. Firtash in this poll
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2011-12-20
<![CDATA[In 2012, I Will Keep Pursuing the Set Goals, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/in_2012_i_will_keep_pursuing_the_set_goals_says_dmitry_firtash In 2012, I am going to keep working on priorities launched during this year. Two weeks ago, an event of special importance for the Ukrainian business took place: the unification congress of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine. I was elected the Federation President and it is matter of the utmost significance for me to make
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2011-12-16
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Among Leading Philanthropists Of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_among_leading_philanthropists_of_ukraine The Korrespondent magazine has put together a rating of most generous philanthropists of Ukraine in which Mr. Dmitry Firtash is given one of the top-ranking positions.  According to the experts’ assessments, in 2011 alone Mr. Firtash donated 44.8 million UAH for charity programs purposes. Explaining his motivation, Dmitry Firtash commented to Korrespondent reporters
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2011-12-16
<![CDATA[Renowned Choir Of Cambridge Performs In Ukraine For The First Time]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/392 The British choir touring in Ukraine with their Music of Advent and Christmas Program conquered the hearts of the Ukrainians. Long before the concert start, the spirit in the National House of Organ and Chamber Music was very special
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2011-12-09
<![CDATA[Supporting Chemistry Learning at Schools]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/supporting_chemistry_learning_at_schools
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2011-12-01
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Elected President Of Federation Of Employers Of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_elected_president_of_federation_of_employers_of_ukraine All the members of the Federation Board present at the session voted unanimously for Mr. Firtash’s election to the post of the President of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine.  Ms. Ganna Bezliudna, Mr. Vyacheslav Bykovets, Mr. Oleksiy Miroshnichenko
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2011-11-29
<![CDATA[Ukraine Boasts Unique Investment Potential]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraine_boasts_unique_investment_potential Being one of Europe’s largest markets, Ukraine is among most attractive investments targets and can, in a short term, become one the major centers of economic growth in the region, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash at a roundtable discussion titled “Discover Investment Opportunities of Ukraine Along With Ukrainian Employers”. Mr. Firtash
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2011-11-29
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Speech At The Unification Congress Of The Federation of Employers of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_speech_at_the_unification_congress_of_the_federation_of_employers_of_ukraine_ Dear colleagues,  I am grateful to you for your trust. This is a great burden of responsibility and we will use every effort to ensure the maximum results. The Ukrainian business must be protected; this is of an utmost importance
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2011-11-29
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Nominated Chairman Of FEU Council]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_nominated_chairman_of_feu_council The Presidium of the Council of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine has nominated Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine, to chair the FEU Council.  The Presidium further recommended the FEU Council to elect Ms. Anna Bezliudnaya, Vyacheslav Bykovets, Aleksey Miroshnichenko
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2011-11-21
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Catholic University Campus Under Construction]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_catholic_university_campus_under_construction
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2011-11-20
<![CDATA[Evolution of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/evolution_of_the_joint_employers_movement_of_ukraine
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2011-11-17
<![CDATA[Cherkassy AZOT Starts Major Remodeling Of People’s Friendship Culture Club]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cherkassy_azot_starts_major_remodeling_of_peoples_friendship_culture_club A major reconstruction effort is underway at Cherkassy-based People’s Friendship Culture Club owned by Cherkassy AZOT plant. Renovation works are being carried out at the club’s roofing and two ballrooms, windows are being replaced with new one
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2011-11-17
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Meets Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Program Participants And Cambridge Ukrainian Studentships Fellows]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_meets_cambridge_ukrainian_studies_program_participants_and_cambridge_ukrainian_studentships_fellows On his trip to London where the Guild of Benefactors of Cambridge University was hosting its annual reception, Mr. Dmitry Firtash paid a visit to the Slavonic Studies Department of Cambridge University
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2011-11-17
<![CDATA[Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors at the Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/council_of_domestic_and_foreign_investors_at_the_ministry_of_education_science_youth_and_sports_of_ukraine
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2011-11-15
<![CDATA[Volodymyr Tykhyi And Maryna Vroda Headline The Fourth Annual Cambridge Festival Of Ukrainian Film]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/volodymyr_tykhyi_and_maryna_vroda_headline_the_fourth_annual_cambridge_festival_of_ukrainian_film New films by a number of Ukraine's best directors will be shown at the Fourth Annual Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film on 11-12 November. This popular Festival is hosted by the Ukrainian Studies program at the University of Cambridge
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2011-11-11
<![CDATA[Help Your Homeland]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/contribution_into_homeland
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2011-11-10
<![CDATA[Severodonetsk Azot Donates 10 Trolleybuses To Its Home Municipality]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/severodonetsk_azot_donates_10_trolleybuses_to_its_home_municipality The city of Severodonetsk has received 10 new trolleybuses a charity gift from the local Azot plant. The total cost of the vehicles is 16 million hryvnias. The ceremony of the vehicles donation to the municipality took place Tuesday in the city’s central square
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2011-11-08
<![CDATA[Cherkassy Azot To Promote Municipal Social Infrastructure]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cherkassy_azot_to_promote_municipal_social_infrastructure A Cooperation Agreement whereby Azot will carry out capital refurbishment of roads, the city’s culture club and a square with a fountain in front of it, as well as build children’s playgrounds and sport grounds, was signed in Cherkassy. The signatories to the Agreement were Mr. V. Skliarov, Chairman of the Board of Azot
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2011-11-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Donates 500 Thousand Hryvnias For Chernivtsi Musical And Drama Theater Renovation]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_donates_500_thousand_hryvnias_for_chernivtsi_musical_and_drama_theater_renovation Mikhail Papiev, Governor of Chernivtsi region, handed the payment certificate with the value of 500 thousand UAH to the theater. The funds will be used to improve and renovate the material and technical resources of one of Ukraine’s oldest theaters
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2011-11-07
<![CDATA[Sponsorship of Meridian Czernowitz Poetry Festival ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/sponsorship_of_the_2nd_poetry_festival_meridian_czernowitz
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2011-11-05
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Catholic University Must Become Center Of Modern European Education In Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_catholic_university_must_become_center_of_modern_european_education_in_ukraine_ Interviewed by Den daily, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF referred to the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU, Lviv) as to a unique educational institution featuring an unmatched teaching methodology and style
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Nadra Bank Features Outstanding Development Pace]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nadra_bank_features_outstanding_development_pace Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF says that Nadra Bank features a very high liquidity rate. Nadra Bank is evolving very well today. Since the year start, the bank has won over 300 thousand new individual client. Plus, over 1.5 thousand corporations have moved to the Bank for servicing their payroll accounts
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: If We Are Strong, We Will Be Reckoned With]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_if_we_are_strong_we_will_be_reckoned_with According to Ukrainian media ratings, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF and Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine ranks among top-10 of the most influential people of Ukraine. Notwithstanding this fact, Mr. Firtash waves off the questions about the magnitude of his influence and says that he is just a businessman
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Plans to Invest Up To $3 Billion in Chemical Sector]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_plans_to_invest_up_to_3_billion_in_chemical_sector Interviewed by Den daily, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF, has announced his intention to invest about $3 billion in the development of four Ukrainian manufacturers of mineral fertilizers
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Titanium Sector Of Ukraine Requires Investments Of Over $2 Billion ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/titanium_sector_of_ukraine_requires_investments_of_over_2_billion_ Interviewed by Den daily, Mr. Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF told that a special investment program with capitalization of over $2 billion has been devised with an eye on Ukraine’s titanium sector development
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Nitrogen Fertilizers Producers Regaining Domestic Market From International Competition]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_nitrogen_fertilizers_producers_regaining_domestic_market_from_international_competition The consolidation effort in the chemical sector helped domestic nitrogen fertilizers manufacturers to regain 30 percent of Ukraine’s market from Russian competitors over the past year alone, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Program Is Ukraine’s Unofficial Embassy At The World’s Best University]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_cambridge_ukrainian_studies_program_is_ukraines_unofficial_embassy_at_the_worlds_best_university Cambridge University’s Ukrainian Studies Program has been attended by students from many countries of the world which attests to the high interest in Ukraine, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF in his interview to Den daily
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2011-11-03
<![CDATA[City Of Armiansk To Receive Over 200 Hryvnias Million Worth of Assistance]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/city_of_armiansk_to_receive_over_200_hryvnias_million_worth_of_assistance Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Directors or Group DF, is investing more than 200 million hryvnias in the development of a Crimean city of Armiansk housing Krymskiy TITAN plant
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2011-10-30
<![CDATA[I Don’t Want to Go In For Politics, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/i_dont_want_to_go_in_for_politics_says_dmitry_firtash Talking to journalists in Simferopol, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF stated that he was not going to run for an MP post, nor will he get engaged in any other political project
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2011-10-30
<![CDATA[Capacity of Krymskiy TITAN Will be Doubled]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/capacity_of_krymskiy_titan_will_be_doubled Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF, intends to double the capacity of Krymskiy TITAN plant over the next three years. The entrepreneur made this statement in Simferopol following his meeting with Mr. Pavel Burlakov, the First Vice-Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea
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2011-10-30
<![CDATA[UCU Organizes Charity Auction As Part of Development Funds Raising ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ucu_organizes_charity_auction_as_part_of_development_funds_raising_ The charity auction was aimed at raising funds needed for the development of the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv. The auction featuring 84 pieces of painting and sculpture culminated in bidding for the icon of Our Lady
 
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2011-10-29
<![CDATA[Philanthropy Traditions Reviving in Ukraine, Says Rector of Ukrainian Catholic University]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/philanthropy_traditions_reviving_in_ukraine_says_rector_of_ukrainian_catholic_university Interviewed by Den daily, Borys Gudziak, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) said he believes that philanthropy and patronship traditions are reviving and gaining momentum in Ukraine
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2011-10-21
<![CDATA[Construction of Holy Trinity Cathedral of Bancheny Monastery]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/construction_of_holy_trinity_cathedral_of_bancheny_monastery
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2011-10-21
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Sponsors Chernivtsi Regional Museum]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_sponsors_chernivtsi_regional_museum Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine and Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF has donated a charity endowment with an eye on restoration of Chernivtsi Museum of Fine Arts. The Governor of Chernivtsi region Mr. Mikhail Papiev handed a payment certificate
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2011-10-17
<![CDATA[Support to Molnytsia Orphanage of Holy Ascension Monastery]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/support_to_molnytsia_orphanage_of_holy_ascension_monastery
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2011-10-15
<![CDATA[M. Kulish Kherson Regional Musical and Drama Theater Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/m_kulish_kherson_regional_musical_and_drama_theater_celebrates_its_75th_anniversary By presenting a special entertainment program “The Diamond Ball”, Kherson Regional Musical and Drama Theater has celebrated its 75th anniversary. Financial support to organizing this event was provided by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2011-10-15
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Makes Business Trip to Krymspkiy TITAN Plant]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_makes_business_trip_to_krymspkiy_titan_plant Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF has visited Krymskiy TITAN plant (city of Armiansk, Crimea) in which he is a shareholder. The entrepreneur has inspected the construction of a new sulphuric acid workshop following which the plant executives briefed him on the project
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2011-10-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Considered Perfect Philanthropist in Cambridge, Says Ukrainian Catholic University Rector]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_considered_perfect_philanthropist_in_cambridge_says_ukrainian_catholic_university_rector Interview by Radio Liberty, Borys Gudziak, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University said that the University of Cambridge considers Mr. Dmitry Firtash a perfect philanthropist. Rev. Gudziak explained that Mr. Firtash never interferes with the operation of universities he sponsors
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2011-10-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "Cities Principal Employers Must Help Their Communities"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_cities_principal_employers_must_help_their_communities Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Board of Directors of Group DF urges city-forming enterprises and large businesses to help communities they are based in. Mr. Firtash, being also Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine, made this comment during his meeting with
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2011-10-13
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "Employers Must Unite For The Sake of Strengthening Ukraine’s Economic Power"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_employers_must_unite_for_the_sake_of_strengthening_ukraines_economic_power Speaking at the meeting of the Council of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine said he believes that Ukrainian employers must consolidate their strengths and capacities to enhance the economic
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2011-10-11
<![CDATA[First Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships winners begin their studies at the University of Cambridge]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/first_cambridgeukraine_studentships_winners_begin_their_studies_at_the_university_of_cambridge Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships, established in 2010 with the financial support from Dmitry Firtash, a prominent Ukrainian businessman, is aimed at providing the possibility of free education at the University of Cambridge to the most talented young people from Ukraine
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2011-10-07
<![CDATA[Jazz-Flavored Extravaganza “Concert #70 From Stupka” Crowns the Celebration of Bohdan Stupka’s Jubilee at the Stage of I. Franko Theater ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/jazzflavored_extravaganza_concert_70_from_stupka_crowns_the_celebration_of_bohdan_stupkas_jubilee_at_the_stage_of_i_franko_theater_ Concert #70 from Stupka” has become a colorful conclusion of the sequence of events celebrating the 70th anniversary of the outstanding Ukrainian actor Bohdan Stupka
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2011-10-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Receives Order from Patriarch Kirill for Support in Holy Trinity Cathedral Construction ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_receives_order_from_patriarch_kirill_for_support_in_holy_trinity_cathedral_construction_ His Holiness Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia awarded Mr. Dmitry Firtash with the Order of Venerable Serafim Sarowsky, 2nd Degree. The entrepreneur received this high decoration for his charity support to the construction of the Holy Trinity Cathedral
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2011-10-02
<![CDATA[Patriarch Kirill Pays Visit to Orphanage at Bancheny Holy Ascension Monastery]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/patriarch_kirill_pays_visit_to_orphanage_at_bancheny_holy_ascension_monastery On October 2, 2011, His Holiness Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia visited an orphanage at Bancheny Holy Ascension Monastery based in the village of Molnytsia (Chernivtsi region). This visit followed the Divine Liturgy
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2011-10-02
<![CDATA[Screening of Films Starring Bohdan Stupka As Part of His 70-Year Jubilee Celebration in Kiev]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/screening_of_films_starring_bohdan_stupka_as_part_of_his_70year_jubilee_celebration_in_kiev The celebration of the 70th anniversary of Ukraine’s great actor Bohdan Stupka is on featuring retrospective and premiering films he stars in. The jubilee events are organized with support of Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2011-09-29
<![CDATA[By Making My Company Big And Competitive, I Make Ukraine Big And Competitive]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/by_making_my_company_big_and_competitive_i_make_ukraine_big_and_competitive First and foremost, political stability is the required precondition of economic stability
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2011-09-22
<![CDATA[Employers and the government will cooperate to revisit the conditions of Ukraine’s participation in the WTO]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_and_the_government_will_cooperate_to_revisit_the_conditions_of_ukraines_participation_in_the_wto This is the key outcome of the meeting between Nikolay Azarov, the Prime Minister of Ukraine and Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine. International regulations allow each member-state to revisit the terms and conditions of its WTO
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2011-09-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "Ukraine Will Be New Center of Europe’s Economic Growth"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_ukraine_will_be_new_center_of_europes_economic_growth

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2011-09-15
<![CDATA[I Am Committed To Doing More For Ukraine. On Top Of Taxes I Pay]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/i_am_committed_to_doing_more_for_ukraine_on_top_of_taxes_i_pay I am supportive of initiatives of businesspeople committed to investing in the well-being of their country. Irrespective of the taxes amounts, what is particularly critical for our country is purpose-specific assistance when you can make a concrete difference in lives of people
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2011-09-07
<![CDATA[I Am Committed To Doing More For Ukraine. On Top Of Taxes I Pay, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/i_am_committed_to_doing_more_for_ukraine_on_top_of_taxes_i_pay_says_dmitry_firtash Dmitry Firtash is supportive of initiatives of businesspeople committed to investing in the well-being of their country. He made this statement in his interview to Ekonomichna Pravda. This web-based publication inquired whether Mr. Firtash
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2011-09-07
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Endows Special Prize for Ukrainian Prize Winners of International Chemistry Olympiads]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_endows_special_prize_for_ukrainian_prize_winners_of_international_chemistry_olympiads Pursuing an effort of supporting the Ukrainian International Chemistry Olympiad Team, Mr. Dmitry Firtash will finance the cost of the English language courses for the prize winners at the 2011 International Chemistry Olympiad
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2011-09-06
<![CDATA[University Of Cambridge Extends The Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships And Opens Applications For 2012-13]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/university_of_cambridge_extends_the_cambridgeukraine_studentships_and_opens_applications_for_201213 The University of Cambridge extended the Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships for the 2012-13 academic year thanks to continued financial support from a prominent Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash and in light of a strong interest from Ukrainian students
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2011-09-02
<![CDATA[The 2nd International Poetry Festival Meridian Czernowitz starts in Chernivtsi]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_2nd_international_poetry_festival_meridian_czernowitz_starts_in_chernivtsi On September 2 – 4, the city of Chernivtsi is hosting the 2nd International Poetry Festival Meridian Czernowitz. Making this colorful event happen became to a large possible due to the sponsorship support provided by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2011-09-02
<![CDATA[Nadra Bank Has Been And Will Be One Of Ukraine’s Strongest Banks, Says Dmitry Firtash, Chairman Of The Board Of Directors Of Group DF]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/nadra_bank_has_been_and_will_be_one_of_ukraines_strongest_banks_says_dmitry_firtash_chairman_of_the_board_of_directors_of_group_df Nadra Bank is back to its normal operational mode and from now on, it will only be furthering its market position in Ukraine, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board
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2011-08-15
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Team Boasts Its Best-Ever Score At The 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad In Turkey]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_team_boasts_its_bestever_score_at_the_43rd_international_chemistry_olympiad_in_turkey The team of Ukraine has won its best-ever set of awards at the 43rd International Chemistry Olympiad held in Istanbul, Turkey from 9 through 18 July. The total of 296 contestants representing 73 countries participated
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2011-07-19
<![CDATA[Dmitriy Firtash: "Putin Outplayed Everybody"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitriy_firtash_putin_outplayed_everybody According to the Ukrainian Forbes magazine, Dmitriy Firtash, 45, with an estimated fortune of $996 million ranks among Ukraine’s top-ten richest businesspeople. Nevertheless, he still remains the most enigmatic businessman. In his interview to the Russian Forbes magazine, Dmitriy Firtash talks about trade in Russian natural gas
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2011-07-15
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash To Donate Nine Ambulances To The District Hospital And To Finance Its Reconstruction And Extension]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_to_donate_nine_ambulances_to_the_district_hospital_and_to_finance_its_reconstruction_and_extension Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group DF has met with Mr. Valentin Khoptyan, Governor of Ternopil Region in the village of Zaleschiki, Ternopil Region. As part of this meeting program, Mr. Firtash
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2011-07-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Becomes Principal Shareholder of Nadra Bank]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_becomes_principal_shareholder_of_nadra_bank Mr. Dmitry Firtash, a prominent Ukrainian entrepreneur, has become a principal shareholder in Nadra Bank. On July 11, the Bank announced the completion of all mandatory procedures required for Centragas Holding GmbH, the company affiliated with Mr. Firtash, to become a legally competent shareholder of the financial institution
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2011-07-11
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_initiative_sets_inspiring_example_for_businesspeople_to_invest_in_higher_education The initiative of Dmitry Firtash, a renowned Ukrainian entrepreneur and benefactor has set a good example for the Ukrainian and international business community. Mr. Firtash’s endowment for the construction of Lviv-based Ukrainian Catholic University
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2011-07-10
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Greets Employers Of Ukraine On Occasion Of The Second Anniversary Of Initiation Of The Joint Representative Body Of Employers At The National Level]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_greets_employers_of_ukraine_on_occasion_of_the_second_anniversary_of_initiation_of_the_joint_representative_body_of_employers_at_the_national_level Two years have elapsed since the moment when the convention of authorized representatives of employers’ organizations associations instituted the Joint Representative
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2011-07-07
<![CDATA[Foreign Ministry Of Ukraine To Cooperate With National Employers Towards Strengthening Ukrainian Exports On The Global Markets ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/foreign_ministry_of_ukraine_to_cooperate_with_national_employers_towards_strengthening_ukrainian_exports_on_the_global_markets_

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2011-06-29
<![CDATA[Employers Organizations Start Uniting Into An Integrated Entity]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_organizations_start_uniting_into_an_integrated_entity The process of employers organizations consolidation has begun in Ukraine, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine as he was addressing a forum attended by representatives of Ukrainian employers organizations. According to Mr. Firtash, the united organization is critical for the nation today.
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2011-06-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Takes Part In Meeting Of Council Of Domestic And Foreign Investors Under The President Of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_takes_part_in_meeting_of_council_of_domestic_and_foreign_investors_under_the_president_of_ukraine The Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors Under the President of Ukraine has held its first meeting in Kiev. The meeting was attended by more than 20 businesspeople including Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group DF
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2011-06-23
<![CDATA[Head Of Joint Employers’ Movement Of Ukraine Holds Bilateral Meetings During The 100th Conference Of The International Labor Organization]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/head_of_joint_employers_movement_of_ukraine_holds_bilateral_meetings_during_the_100th_conference_of_the_international_labor_organization The Delegation of Ukrainian employers headed by Dmitry Firtash has conducted several bilateral meetings on 14-15 June. In particular, the Delegation Head
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2011-06-15
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Speaks At The Jubilee Session Of The International Labor Organisation]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_speaks_at_the_jubilee_session_of_the_international_labor_organisation Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement and Chairman of Group DF, has made a speech at the 100th Conference of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on 14 June
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2011-06-14
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Causes Natural Gas And Energy Consumption Reduction Projects Development At Companies Controlled By Him]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_causes_natural_gas_and_energy_consumption_reduction_projects_development_at_companies_controlled_by_him Group DF is accelerating projects to improve energy efficiency in its chemical plants, said Mr. Robert Shetler-Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Group DF
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2011-06-09
<![CDATA[The University Of Cambridge Reviews The Performance Of Its Ukrainian Studies Program In 2010-2011]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_university_of_cambridge_reviews_the_performance_of_its_ukrainian_studies_program_in_20102011 The 2010/2011 academic year has been the most successful year of Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Program over its 3-year history. The financial support from Dmitry Firtash enabled the uninterrupted running of the Program
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2011-06-08
<![CDATA[Chemistry homework. Dmitry Firtash explained why he acquires enterprises]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/chemistry_homework_dmitry_firtash_explained_why_he_acquires_enterprises

Mr. Dmitry Firtash, owner of Group DF, explained to Focus why he has been acquiring chemical plants in Ukraine and abroad. Over the last six months, Dmitry Firtash became the central figure in the Ukrainian chemical industry

 


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2011-06-06
<![CDATA[The 100th Session Of International Labor Organization Conferfence Opens In Geneva]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_100th_session_of_international_labor_organization_conferfence_opens_in_geneva The ILO Conference is the world’s largest forum on labor-related matters. This year’s Session on 1 – 17 June will be attended by 4.5 thousand delegates from 183 countries. Ukraine will be represented at the Conference by Mr. Dmitry Firtash
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2011-06-01
<![CDATA[10 New Trolleybuses Donated To The City Of Severodonetsk]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/10_new_trolleybuses_donated_to_the_city_of_severodonetsk Speaking at the celebrations on occasion of the 60th anniversary of Severodonetsk “Azot” plant, Mr. Dmitry Firtash announced his commitment to supporting the development of Severodonetsk infrastructure. “We have pledged to restore the Ice Palace, fully sponsor the volleyball team, and address the city cleaning issue,” said the businessman
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2011-05-27
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "Petrochemistry Development аt Severodonetsk "Azot" а Must"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_petrochemistry_development_at_severodonetsk_azot_a_must Speaking at a ceremonial meeting on occasion of the 60th anniversary of Severodonetsk-based "Azot" plant and on occasion of the Chemist Day, Mr. Dmitry Firtash called petrochemicals production a promising direction that must be developed at Severodonetsk Azot
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2011-05-27
<![CDATA[All Adequate Conditions For Chemical Scientists’ Living And Working Must Be Created In Severodonetsk, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/all_adequate_conditions_for_chemical_scientists_living_and_working_must_be_created_in_severodonetsk_says_dmitry_firtash The scientific potential that used to exist in Severodonetsk must be restored, stated Mr. Dmitry Firtash at a ceremonial meeting on occasion of the 60th anniversary of Severodonetsk-based “Azot” plant
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2011-05-27
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Invests One Billion Dollars Into Upgrade Of Severodonetsk "Azot" Plant]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_invests_one_billion_dollars_into_upgrade_of_severodonetsk_azot_plant Mr. Dmitry  Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group DF is investing one billion US dollars into the development of "Azot" plant in Severodonetsk and into Severodonetsk municipal infrastructure
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2011-05-27
<![CDATA[Group DF Sponsors The Ukrainian International School Olympiad Team In Chemistry]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_sponsors_the_ukrainian_international_school_olympiad_team_in_chemistry

The largest chemical company of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sports signed a partnership agreement on May 26, 2011, on the first meeting of the National and Foreign Investors’ Advisory Council at the Ministry of Education


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2011-05-26
<![CDATA[Group DF Provides Systemic Support to Chemistry Learning At School]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_provides_systemic_support_to_chemistry_learning_at_school Speaking at the first session of the Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine on Thursday, May 26, Mr. Dmitry Firtash, the Council Co-Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group DF
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2011-05-26
<![CDATA[Best Students And Teachers Receive Awards ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/best_students_and_teachers_receive_awards A ceremony of presenting awards to best students and teachers of chemistry took place as part of the meeting of the Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Personal laptop computers were presented to high school students winning the 2010/2011
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2011-05-26
<![CDATA[The Government And Private Sector To Jointly Advance Education In Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_government_and_private_sector_to_jointly_advance_education_in_ukraine The Ministry of Education and Science and the private sector are to work together to advance Ukrainian education. This agreement was reached at the first meeting of the Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors at the Ministry of Education
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2011-05-26
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Provides Financial Support To Ukrainian Catholic University]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_provides_financial_support_to_ukrainian_catholic_university Dmitry Firtash has provided a sizeable financial support to the construction of a campus of Lviv-based Ukrainian Catholic University. This was announced by Rev. Borys Gudziak, UCU Rector at a forum “Ukrainian Studies In The World: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
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2011-05-17
<![CDATA[Ukrainian Studies Internationally: Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukrainian_studies_internationally_yesterday_today_and_tomorrow The Ukrainian Institute in London hosted a talk Ukrainian Studies Internationally: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow featuring Dr. Rory Finnin, Head of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Cambridge, and Rev. Borys Gudziak, Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University
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2011-05-17
<![CDATA[Dmitriy Firtash Is One Of Ukraine’s Leading Benefactors]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitriy_firtash_is_one_of_ukraines_leading_benefactors «KONTRAKTY» magazine has rated Mr. Dmitry Firtash among the top three patrons and benefactors of Ukraine. According to the magazine’s estimate, Mr. Firtash’s charity budget totals 70.8 million UAH and funds both one-off charity actions and long-term systemic programs implemented in research and education areas
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2011-04-28
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Chemical Companies Have Shipped 900K Tons of Fertilizers to Ukrainian Agribusinesses at Preferential Prices]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_chemical_companies_have_shipped_900k_tons_of_fertilizers_to_ukrainian_agribusinesses_at_preferential_prices “We agreed with the Government to grant a 20 % discount to agricultural producers and we have lived up to this commitment in full having shipped 650 thousand tons of ammonia nitrate and 250 tons of urea,” said Mr. Firtash
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Chemical Industry – National Asset of Ukraine, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/chemical_industry__national_asset_of_ukraine_says_dmitry_firtash The chemical industry is a strategic sector of Ukraine’s economy and its national asset, stated Mr. Dmitry Firtash as he addressed the Congress of Chemists of Ukraine. The entrepreneur underscored that the chemical industry, ranking third in the exports rating
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "We Have to Engage Science in new Technologies Development"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/228 Speaking at the Congress of Chemists of Ukraine, Dmitry Firtash said he was certain that the advanced processing development is a key to future success of Ukrainian chemical industr
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[New Models of Relations With Foreign Markets Players Key to Strengthening Ukrainian Chemical Industries Positions Internationally]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/new_models_of_relations_with_foreign_markets_players_key_to_strengthening_ukrainian_chemical_industries_positions_internationally Ukrainian chemical sector has to devise a pattern of joint sales, to come to terms with international mineral fertilizers producers, said Mr. Dmitry Firtash as he was speaking
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Chemical Industry Consolidation – Ticket to S uccessful International Competition]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/chemical_industry_consolidation__ticket_to_s_uccessful_international_competition While addressing the Congress of Chemists of Ukraine, Mr. Dmitry Firtash stressed that Ukraine’s chemical sector consolidation is the only prerequisite for being strongly competitive globally. “We have to consolidate enterprises in order to become real global players”
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Urges Systemic Development of Chemical Education]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_urges_systemic_development_of_chemical_education Systemic development of chemical education is a must for Ukraine, stated Mr. Dmitry Firtash speaking at the Congress of the Union of Chemists of Ukraine. “We have to support universities and see to it that they train specialists possessing skills and qualifications that production is in need of,”
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash’s Speech at the Congress of the Chemists Union of Ukraine ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtashs_speech_at_the_congress_of_the_chemists_union_of_ukraine_ Let me welcome this esteemed gathering of the Chemists Union of Ukraine. For us, this year features quite a few benchmarking dates and events. First, the UN proclaimed 2011 the Year of Chemistry
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2011-04-20
<![CDATA[Dmitriy Firtash’s Companies Ship Fertilizers For Domestic Market At Discounted Prices]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitriy_firtashs_companies_ship_fertilizers_for_domestic_market_at_discounted_prices Dmitry Firtash’s chemical companies have started fertilizers shipments for Ukrainian agribusinesses at discounted prices. Starting from April and up until end of March, two thousand tons of ammonia nitrate a day will be being shipped on a daily basis
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2011-03-28
<![CDATA[The University Of Cambridge Recognizes Dmitry Firtash’s Contribution Into Ukraine’s Promotion In The UK]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/the_university_of_cambridge_recognizes_dmitry_firtashs_contribution_into_ukraines_promotion_in_the_uk The University of Cambridge has recognized the contribution made by Mr. Dmitry Firtash in an effort towards Ukraine popularization in the UK by inviting the prominent Ukrainian businessman to join the Guild of Benefactors of the University of Cambridge
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2011-03-23
<![CDATA[A Billionaire Steps Out Into Limelight]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/a_billionaire_steps_out_into_limelight Dmitry Firtash, 46, is one of the least publicly known, but at the same time one of the most influential members of quite a closed club: the club uniting the biggest tycoons from ex-USSR countries. Since 2007, this billionaire has headed the group called with his initials – Group DF and employing over 26,000 people
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2011-03-12
<![CDATA[Ownership in Cherkassy "Azot" Goes To Dmitry Firtash, Head of The Board of Directors of Group DF]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ownership_in_cherkassy_azot_goes_to_dmitry_firtash_head_of_the_board_of_directors_of_group_df By acquiring a Cherkassy-based corporation "Azot", Dmitry Firtash enlarges his group of chemical industries in pursuit of a goal of strengthening Ukraine’s positions in the global nitrogen fertilizers market
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2011-03-02
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Becomes Co-Chairman Of The Council Of Domestic And Foreign Investors Under The Ministry Of Education And Science, Youth And Sports]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_becomes_cochairman_of_the_council_of_domestic_and_foreign_investors_under_the_ministry_of_education_and_science_youth_and_sports The Council of Domestic And Foreign Investors Under The Ministry Of Education And Science, Youth And Sports of Ukraine has been set up as per a Decree of the above Ministry
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2011-03-01
<![CDATA[Ownership In Severodonetsk "Azot" Holding Goes To Dmitry Firtash, Chairman Of The Board Of Directors Of Group DF]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ownership_in_severodonetsk_azot_holding_goes_to_dmitry_firtash_chairman_of_the_board_of_directors_of_group_df By acquiring a corporation “Azot” based in Severodonetsk (Lugansk region, Ukraine), Dmitry Firtash enlarges his group of chemical industries in pursuit of a goal of strengthening his business positions
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2011-02-09
<![CDATA[Employers And Researchers Initiate Convention Of All-Ukrainian Forum On Professional Training And Realization Of Ukraine’s Research And Production Potential]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/employers_and_researchers_initiate_convention_of_allukrainian_forum_on_professional_training_and_realization_of_ukraines_research_and_production_potential A joint meeting of employers and researchers co-presided over by Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Head of the Joint Employers Movement of Ukraine
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2011-02-04
<![CDATA[University of Cambridge Extends Application Deadline For The Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/university_of_cambridge_extends_application_deadline_for_the_cambridgeukraine_studentships The University of Cambridge extended the application deadline for the Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships until February 28, 2011 due to applicants’ massive response. The Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships provide financial support to Ukrainian students
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2011-02-02
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Joins Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors Under the President of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_joins_council_of_domestic_and_foreign_investors_under_the_president_of_ukraine The manning list of the Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors has been approved as per the Decree of the President of Ukraine On Composition of the Council of Domestic and Foreign Investors dated 26 January 2011
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2011-01-26
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash: "Time To Invest"]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_time_to_invest Innovative impetus to Ukraine will be triggered by investments in its industry and the nation’s human capital, is a strong belief of Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Group DF
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2011-01-11
<![CDATA[Group DF And Kiev Polytechnic Institute Agree To Cooperate]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/group_df_and_kiev_polytechnic_institute_agree_to_cooperate Group DF, Dmitry Firtash’s group of companies and the National Technical University Kiev Polytechnic Institute will cooperate to achieve higher quality of graduates’ qualification, assist in their employment and introduce new technical developments and innovations in industrial operation
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2010-12-15
<![CDATA[University of Cambridge Introduces The Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships And Opens Applications]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/university_of_cambridge_introduces_the_cambridgeukraine_studentships_and_opens_applications The University of Cambridge is launching the Cambridge-Ukraine Studentships Program with financial support from a Ukrainian businessman Dmitry Firtash. This initiative will enable the most talented students from Ukraine to study at Cambridge for free
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2010-12-10
<![CDATA[Mister F]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/mister_f

One of the least publicly known businesspeople in the country has decided to emerge from the shadows. The owner of Group DF talked to Focus about Yulia Tymoshenko’s war against him,  the hidden stories behind the gas deals between Russia and Ukraine, and his friendly relationships with representatives of the current Ukrainian governmen


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2010-12-09
<![CDATA[Ukraine’s Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov Meets With Dmitry Firtash, Head Of Joint Representative Body Of Employers Party At The National Level]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/ukraines_prime_minister_nikolay_azarov_meets_with_dmitry_firtash_head_of_joint_representative_body_of_employers_party_at_the_national_level Nikolay Azarov, Prime Minister of Ukraine, has had a meeting with Dmitry Firtash, Head Of Joint Representative Body Of Employers Party At The National Level
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2010-12-06
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Elected Chairman Of Joint Employers’ Movement Of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_elected_chairman_of_joint_employers_movement_of_ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board and Founder of Group DF, has been elected Chairman of Ukrainian employers’ organizations association – the Joint Representative Body of the employers’ party at the national level (JRB)
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2010-12-02
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Elected Co-Chairman Of The National Tripartite Social And Economic Council Under The President Of Ukraine]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_elected_cochairman_of_the_national_tripartite_social_and_economic_council_under_the_president_of_ukraine Mr. Dmitry Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Founder of Group DF, has been elected a Co-Chairman of the National Tripartite Social and Economic Council under the President of Ukraine
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2010-12-02
<![CDATA[University of Cambridge hosts the Third Annual Festival of Ukrainian Film]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/university_of_cambridge_hosts_the_third_annual_festival_of_ukrainian_film The University of Cambridge hosted the Third Annual Cambridge Festival of Ukrainian Film. This year, viewers could see two of Oleksandr Dovzhenko’s early works – a spy thriller ‘The Diplomatic Pouch’ and a comedy ‘Love Berries’
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2010-11-06
<![CDATA[Titanim Industry Is Of Strategic Importance For Ukraine, Says Dmitry Firtash]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/titanim_industry_is_of_strategic_importance_for_ukraine_says_dmitry_firtash Group DF has commissioned Mezhdurechensk mining and concentration complex (MCC) producing ilmenite concentrate essential for the titanium industry. The new facility based in Volodarsko-Volynsky district of Zhitomir
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2010-10-29
<![CDATA[Jubilee Events Celebrating Bohdan Stupka’s 70th Anniversary ]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/jubilee_events_celebrating_bohdan_stupkas_70th_anniversary_
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2010-10-20
<![CDATA[Cambridge Becomes A Permanent Home For Ukrainian Studies]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cambridge_becomes_a_permanent_home_for_ukrainian_studies The University of Cambridge endowed permanent Ukrainian Studies program focused on Ukrainian culture and language learning. Permanent establishment of this program being unique in Western Europe has become possible due to financial support from Mr. Dmitry Firtas, a prominent Ukrainian businessman
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2010-09-24
<![CDATA[Cambridge Ukrainian Studies Presented In Kiev]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/cambridge_ukrainian_studies_presented_in_kiev A senior delegation from the University of Cambridge arrived in Kiev to present the Ukrainian Studies Program which from now on will be permanently pursued at one of the world’s most prestigious universities owing to financial support from Mr. Dmitry Firtash. Speaking at a press-conference, the guests told about the objectives of the Program
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2010-09-24
<![CDATA[Dmitry Firtash Expands His Group Of Chemical Industries To Enhance Positions In Global Nitrogen Fertilizers Market]]> http://en.dmitryfirtash.com/event/dmitry_firtash_expands_his_group_of_chemical_industries_to_enhance_positions_in_global_nitrogen_fertilizers_market Dmitry Firtash expands his group of chemical industries seeking to enhance positions in global nitrogen fertilizers market. After acquiring Stirol Concern (city of Gorlovka, Donetsk region), Mr. Firtash, Chairman of the Board of Group DF
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2010-09-13