Rinat Akhmetov
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"Rinat Leonidovych Akhmetov" is a Ukraine/Ukrainian businessman and Ukrainian oligarchs/oligarch. He is the founder and President of SCM Holdings/System Capital Management (SCM), and is ranked among the wealthiest men in the nation. , he was listed as the 216th richest man in the world with an estimated net worth of US 6.5 billion. There have been claims Akhmetov has been involved in organized crime. Akhmetov is also the owner and President of the Football in Ukraine/Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk. In 2006–2007 and 2007–2012 Akhmetov was a member of the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada (parliament) for the Party of Regions. During the 2014 pro-Russian conflict in Ukraine, Akhmetov is said to be a financial backer of separatist militants in Donetsk according to some pro-Ukrainian activists. However this is questionable as he has issued statements supporting a united Ukraine and provided workers to clear barricades and accompany police on patrol. Akhmetov himself made numerous statements since March 2014, appealing for integrity of Ukraine and finding peaceful solutions of the crisis.[http://www.scmholding.com/en/media-centre/news/view/1528/]http://www.scmholding.com/en/media-centre/news/view/1514/http://www.scmholding.com/en/media-centre/news/view/1513/http://www.scmholding.com/en/media-centre/news/view/1489/

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