Dragon Capital Purchases Ukrayinska Pravda
May 26 – Olena Prytula, editor and founder of Ukrayinska Pravda (UP) online news outlet, and Tomasz Fiala, CEO of Dragon Capital, signed an agreement transferring 100% of the corporate rights of Ukrayinska Pravda and all its assets to the Dragon Capital group of companies. According to a Ukrayinska Pravda report, the current UP team, led by Editor-in-Chief Sevgil Musaeva, will continue in their roles, in close cooperation with Prytula, who will continue to play the role of founding editor.
Fiala said he will not interfere in the editorial policies of Ukrayinska Pravda, the same hands-off approach he takes with Novoye Vremya – also owned by Dragon Capital media.
Dragon Capital described the investment as part of its support for free media and freedom of speech in Ukraine.
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