Viktor Medvedchuk is a well-known billionaire, who is the owner of a big yacht called Royal Romance.
Viktor Medvedchuk’s net worth is reported to be in it’s billions
Viktor Medvedchuk is known as Pro-Moscow Ukrainian politician, who has been reportedly arrested.
President Zelensky himself updated the news of the arrest with a photo of Medvedchuk in handcuffs, via his official Telegram account.
Medvedchuk is known to be a close friend of Vladimir Putin one of the businessmen of the famous Kyiv Seven. He was on the run until he was detained by the Ukrainian Secret Services today.
Viktor Medvedchuk is a businessman who owns a big yacht named Royal Romance, and the businessman was listed as the 57th richest man in Ukraine in 2008 with his net worth being $460 million. But as of 2022, the mogul is expected to have a net worth of over $1 billion.
Medvedchuk is best known for owning a law firm in Kyiv. He is also a part of the Kyiv Seven, also known as K7. It is a group of seven business tycoons based in Kyiv. They own several stock companies and control the distribution of petroleum in the country as well.
67 years old Viktor Medvedchuk has been arrested by the Ukraine Secret Services, who is an ally of Putin and has been helping the Russian president with his war from the inside. Upon the reveal of such information, the business was one the run, wanted by president Zelensky.
Now that he has been arrested, the president took his own time to reveal the news. He posted the news on his Telegram account, making a statement to the Russian president.
President Putin is yet to make any reactions to the arrest yet. We will update you soon with more details.
Viktor Medvedchuk and Oksana Marchenko are reportedly married, although he has been married three times and divorced twice. Talking about his family, he is a father of two daughters, each from his first two marriages.
Also, Putin himself is the godfather of his younger daughter, Daryna. Both his and the president’s families are quite close, while Viktor Medvedchuk is the chairman of Ukrainian Choice, a political party against the idea of Ukraine joining the European Union. He also served as the People’s Deputy of Ukraine.