New economy Minister filed a virtually empty Declaration

Новый министр экономики подал практически пустую декларацию

The newly appointed Minister of economic development, trade and agriculture Igor Petrashko filed almost empty Declaration in which he indicated that he lives in Kiev apartment wife 90 sq. m.

This is evidenced by data on the NACP website.

Petrashko did not declare any real estate, corporate rights, income or assets.

In the Declaration, he indicated that his wife Svetlana Russian citizenship, the couple have 2 children, Maxime and Matthew, are both citizens of Ukraine.

Maybe later Petrashko will make the Declaration Supplement.


The Verkhovna Rada voted for the appointment to the post of Minister of economic development, trade and agriculture Igor Petrashko.

What is known about Igor Petrashko?

Igor Petrashko is 44 years old and in 1996 he graduated from Lviv Polytechnic (BA business administration), in 1997 in the same University he received the qualification of engineer-economist.

In 2001 he received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Vanderbilt (USA).

In June-December 2001 worked as a consultant in the company Enron Energy Services (USA).

From January 2002 to March 2004 he worked as a consultant with Globalspec (USA).

From 2004 to 2007, he worked in the company “Ernst and young” LLC (Kiev and Moscow).

In 2007-2013 Petrashko worked at investment company “Troika Dialog Ukraine”, where he headed investment banking and was managing Director and then became the head of corporate business Department at “Sberbank of Russia”.

2013 Petrashko worked in the agricultural holding Ukrlandfarming Oleg Bakhmatyuk.

As you know, Bakhmatyuk also owned two banks – “VAB” and “Financial inititatives”. Both were declared insolvent: the first is November 20, 2014, the second – 23 June 2015.

The national Bank has calculated that the businessman a debt of about 38 billion UAH. Of them 10.9 billion – debt of banks to the NBU for the refinancing ( “VAB Bank” was 3.13 billion, “Financial initiative” – of 7.72 billion).

Now Oleg Bakhmatyuk wanted the National anti-corruption Bureau. He said that he was on business abroad.

November 13, NAB announced to the owner of VAB Bank and x Bakhmatyuk-Chairman of the Board of financial institutions Denis Maltsev on suspicion of misappropriation of UAH 1.2 billion of a stabilization loan provided by the Bank.

Bakhmatyuk is suspected of misappropriation, embezzlement of property or taking to them by abuse of official position (article 191 part 5) and the legalization (laundering) of income obtained by criminal means (article 209, part 3).

Read more: the Case Bakhmatyuk. Why the NAB arrested ex-Deputy of Finance and bankers, businessman

Petrashko also claimed the position of head of GFS, but lost the contest already ex-the head of SFS Novel Nasirova.

Новый министр экономики подал практически пустую декларацию