Business news from Ukraine


Mining and metallurgical group “Metinvest” Rinat Akhmetov and Vadim Novinsky intends to employ most of the 13 thousand metallurgists and repairmen evacuated from Mariupol.
“Metinvest Group has decided to keep the payment in full to all employees for March, despite the fact that the enterprises of Mariupol did not work a day. To everyone who left for the territory controlled by Ukraine, the company keeps payments in the amount of 2/3 of the salary and offers vacancies in Metinvest career centers in Zaporozhye, Kryvyi Rih, Kamensky and Pokrovsk,” the company said on Tuesday.
It is noted that the decision was approved for the priority employment of immigrants from Mariupol at the company’s enterprises – about 2,000 vacancies have been prepared. Negotiations are ongoing with partners to deploy more possible jobs. We are talking about municipal utilities of cities and various humanitarian missions.
It is also indicated that the company is working to address the priority needs of employees from Mariupol: everyone who traveled to the cities where the Metinvest group operates can be temporarily resettled at facilities prepared for this and receive humanitarian assistance: food kits, clothes, accessories for children and basic household items. In addition, company employees can count on medical and psychological support.
For those who find jobs, payments in the amount of UAH 10,000 from the Metinvest group are also provided as assistance in setting up a life.
It is also stated that not only Mariupol metallurgical plants, but also enterprises in Avdiivka have been stopped at present.
“We are launching production in Zaporozhye, but it is not working to its full capacity. Volumes have been reduced in Krivoy Rog, Kamensky and Pokrovsk. The Metinvest group is trying with all its might to maintain production in order to pay wages to those who work and support those who find themselves in difficulty from -for Russia’s attack on Ukraine, as well as helping Ukraine bring victory closer,” the company’s information emphasizes.
Metinvest is a vertically integrated group of mining and metallurgical enterprises. Its enterprises are located in Ukraine – in Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporozhye and Dnepropetrovsk regions, in European countries. The main shareholders of Metinvest are the SCM group (71.25%) of Rinat Akhmetov and Smart Holding (23.75%) of Vadim Novinsky, who jointly manage the company.

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The Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine says that more than 10,000 children from vulnerable categories have been evacuated from areas of active hostilities during martial law.
“As of today, due to active hostilities, as a result of a large-scale military invasion of Russia in Ukraine, some 10,224 children from vulnerable categories have been evacuated. Of these, some 6,548 children are orphans, children deprived of parental care and other children who are around the clock in institutional care institutions under the jurisdiction of the Health Ministry, the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Social Policy,” the ministry’s press service said.
It is noted that another 3,676 evacuated children are children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of education: foster families, family-type orphanages, in care, guardianship, in foster families.
According to the statement, some 4,425 children have been moved within Ukraine to safe areas, of which 3,640 are children who are in institutions of institutional care, and 785 children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of education.
However, some 5,799 children have been relocated abroad, of which 2,908 are children in institutional care and 2,891 are children from vulnerable categories who are in family forms of upbringing.
Within Ukraine, more children have been moved to Zakarpattia, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk regions. There are also children in Dnipropetrovsk, Chernivtsi, Volyn regions.
As for evacuation abroad, most of the children from vulnerable categories were accepted by Poland, Germany, Romania, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain. There are also children in France, Austria, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Greece, Belgium, Latvia, Hungary and other countries.
“All evacuated children are safe, provided with housing, food, medical and educational services,” the ministry said.

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All children and caregivers from the orphanage in Vorzel have been evacuated to the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv City State Administration said.
“All the children and employees were evacuated from Kyiv city orphanage of Horodetsky, located in Vorzel… They were transferred to one of Kyiv hospitals. Tomorrow the children will be sent to Western Ukraine,” Kyiv City State Administration said in a Telegram on Wednesday.
Kyiv City State Administration said the capital is helping with the evacuation and humanitarian aid to cities located near Kyiv, namely Vorzel, Hostomel, Irpin, Bucha.
According to the statement, some 520 people were evacuated from Puscha-Vodytsia in two days due to the approach of active hostilities. The evacuated people were placed in kindergartens in Kyiv. Part of the inhabitants of Puscha-Vodytsia settled with relatives in other districts of Kyiv.

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