Ukrainian ex-governor says council chairman sabotaged him

National Bank of Ukraine governor Yakiv Smolii
Yakiv Smolii
Photo: National Bank of Ukraine

Yakiv Smolii has said he resigned as governor of Ukraine’s central bank after the country’s president made it plain he should step down.

Smolii also accused the man seen by observers as the president’s favoured candidate to become governor of acting to block economic reforms. He said National Bank of Ukraine council chairman Bohdan Danylyshyn had broken the NBU’s own governing statutes to prevent the reappointment of a reformist official.

The former governor’s accusations in his interview with

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: