Skip to content
Edit post

Parliament approves Andrii Pyshnyi as Ukraine's new central bank chief

by The Kyiv Independent news desk October 7, 2022 3:42 PM 1 min read
This audio is created with AI assistance

Support independent journalism in Ukraine. Join us in this fight.

Become a member Support us just once

The Verkhovna Rada has voted to appoint former head of state bank Oschadbank Andrii Pyshnyi as the new head of Ukraine's National Bank, according to lawmaker Yaroslav Zhelezniak.

Pyshnyi worked at Oshchadbank from 2014 to 2019. According to Forbes Ukraine, he has good relationships with President's Office Head Andriy Yermak.

The previous NBU head Kyrylo Shevchenko resigned on Oct. 4, citing "health reasons." Earlier, on Dec. 10, he told Bloomberg that he had endured political pressure since his appointment in 2020.

After his resignation, on Oct. 6, Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau accused Shevchenko of embezzling Hr 206 million from state bank Ukrgasbank in 2014-2019

Ex-National Bank head Shevchenko cites political pressure among resignation reasons

News Feed

6:41 AM

Russian forces strike Kharkiv, killing civilian.

Russia targeted Kharkiv and surrounding areas with S-300 missiles overnight on July 24, killing one person and injuring another, Kharkiv Mayor Ihor Terekhov and local governor Oleh Syniehubov reported at around 6 a.m. local time.
Ukraine Daily
News from Ukraine in your inbox
Ukraine news
Please, enter correct email address
MORE NEWS

Editors' Picks

Enter your email to subscribe
Please, enter correct email address
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required
* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Subscribe
* indicates required

Subscribe

* indicates required
Successfuly subscribed
Thank you for signing up for this newsletter. We’ve sent you a confirmation email.