Terms of service


1. Administration of the Website sets the rules of conduct and reserves the right to demand that they are observed. Using the Website, you agree to legally binding compliance with these terms and conditions, which take effect immediately as you open www.capital.ua for the first time. In case you do not agree to make a legal commitment to meet such terms and conditions, please do not visit and / or use www.capital.ua.

2. Administration reserves the right to change these rules at any time by posting changes online. Please re-read these rules regularly to be aware of all changes introduced by the Administration. If you continue to use www.capital.ua after introduction and publication of changes, you will automatically assume legal obligation to comply with the rules of www.capital.ua with all amendments and / or changes introduced after your registration. Ignorance of the rules does not exempt from the requirement to comply with them.

3. All rights to materials published on this website are reserved and protected in compliance with the Ukrainian and international law on copyright and neighboring rights.

4. Materials labeled with the “Advertisement” sign/ Реклама are published as advertisements.

5. Administration of the Website shall not bear responsibility for the content of advertisements and informational articles, users’ comments and blogs posted on the website, as well as for the consequences of their publication and / or use. The responsibility for posts and other content published on the Website rests solely on users who posted them. Opinions of the authors of articles, comments and blogs on our pages do not necessarily reflect or agree with the views and opinions of the Editorial.

6. Administration of the Website shall not bear responsibility for any losses incurred in consequence of the use and / or non-use of its information and services.

7. For all questions related to operation of the Website and information posted on the Website, please contact the Editorial ([email protected]) or the Technical Support ([email protected]).


1. Everyone is welcome to read our articles on www.capital.ua.

2. Anyone who registers giving their names and valid email addresses will be entitled to use the online resources of the Website. User information, e-mail addresses provided for using the Website or sending e-mails to the addresses listed on its pages, information about sections reviewed by users, and other personal information provided by users, shall be stored with the help of software and hardware of the Website for the following purposes: authorization, improvement of user service, identification of the most visited pages and services of the Website and tracking statistics of hits. Personal information received from visitors will be used only for the purposes for which it was originally collected.

3. Only registered readers shall have access to the full range of materials published on the Website and will be able to leave messages on the forum, keep blogs, ask questions in chats, upload photos and videos and leave comments on the website.

4. Only logged users with IP-addresses registered on the territory of Ukraine shall have access to materials posted on the website with Financial Times label, as part of the syndication agreement with The Financial Times Limited.


1. Interactive services of the Website are intended for the exchange of opinions on given topics.

2. Users of interactive services of the Website can create their own text messages, as well as comment and exchange opinions on topics of reports and messages published by other users.

3. Moderators have the right to move messages to other sections, in case they believe they belong to different categories or topics.


You may use our Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Website for:

1. Calls to change or overthrow the constitutional order or seizure of state power; calls for changes to administrative boundaries or the state border of Ukraine, violation of the order established by the Constitution of Ukraine; calls for pogroms, arsons, destruction of property, seizure of buildings or structures, violent eviction; calls for aggression or initiation of military conflict.

2. Direct and indirect insults towards anyone, in particular, politicians, officials, journalists, users of the Website, including on national, ethnic, racial or religious grounds, as well as chauvinistic remarks.

3. Obscene statements and statements of pornographic, erotic or sexual nature.

4. Any abusive behavior towards the authors of articles and all users of the Website.

5. Opinions with deliberate provocation of acute reactions of other users of the Website.

6. Advertising (not agreed with the Administration of the Website), commercial messages, and messages that do not contain information and have nothing to do with the topics and subjects on the Website.

7. Any messages and other activities that are prohibited by the laws of Ukraine.

8. Flooding (duplication and repeated use of pieces of text) is strictly prohibited.


1. Interactive services (comments, forums, blogs, etc.) are subject to post-moderation. Moderators read messages after their placement on the Website in the event of complaints against them.

2. In case upon reading messages moderators decide they violate the rules of the Website, they have the right to remove such posts.

3. Every user may complain about comments. In case a comment receives a certain number of complaints, it will be hidden for further revision by moderators.

4. Provided you do not agree with the decision of a moderator, you have the right to appeal to the technical support team (details are specified in the contacts section).


1. These rules define the terms and procedure for the use of materials posted on www.capital.ua (hereinafter referred to as the Website). Any use of materials is permitted under the terms and conditions stipulated below. The “use of materials” implies any reproduction, publication, copying, reprint, distribution, translation, broadcasting, cable communication, processing and other ways in compliance with the legislation of Ukraine.

2. The use of materials from the Website in violation of any provision of these rules would mean that the materials / creative products are used without permission of the Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC, which is a violation of the rights of the Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC and may be subject to fines under the applicable laws of Ukraine.

3. Publicly available materials can be used fully or partially only upon condition of reference and/or direct hyperlinks (open to search engines) to materials’ immediate addresses on www.capital.ua. References/hyperlinks shall be placed in the sub-titles or in the first paragraphs of materials. The font size of references or hyperlinks shall not be smaller than the text size of the used materials. References/hyperlinks are obligatory regardless of full or partial use of materials.

4. Any use of restricted materials with restricted access and available only to registered users shall be allowed exclusively upon prior written permission of the copyright holder – Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC. Without such permission you may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, broadcast, transmit, make available for public use, or otherwise use the restricted materials available only to registered users, except for personal, non-commercial purposes. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create derivative pieces of work with the use of any content from www.capital.ua, except for personal, non-commercial purposes.

5. Use of photos from the Website is possible only on a commercial fee basis upon conclusion of an agreement with the Dilova Presa Krayiny, LLC. Provided there is the name of a photographer on a photo (or other information about photographer) and/or a watermark of the Website, they shall remain unchanged when photos are used.

6. Reprint, copying, reproduction, modification or other use of materials published with the Financial Times label under syndication agreement with The Financial Times Limited is strictly prohibited.

The use of materials containing a reference to Agence France-Presse (AFP), Reuters, Interfax-Ukraine, Ukrainian News and UNIAN agencies, is strictly prohibited.

8. Names, images and logos defining the Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC or third parties and their products and services are protected by copyright and design rights and trademarks of the Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, by default or otherwise, of any license or right to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of the Dilova Presa Krainy, LLC or any third party.