Focus (Ukrainian magazine)
Focus's front cover issue № 24 (15 June 2007)
|Chief Editor||Mikhail Gladkiy, Oleg Ivantsov (online)|
|Former editors||Vakhtang Kipiani (2006-2007)|
|Circulation||34,390 per week|
|Publisher||Nadezhda Shalomova (Director)|
|First issue||30 September 2006|
|Company||Ukrainian Media Holding|
Focus (Russian: «Еженедельник Фокус») is a national Ukrainian weekly news magazine in Russian language published in Kiev and distributed throughout the country. The base auditory of the magazine are the people of high and above high level of income between 25 and 45 years of age that live in the 40 biggest metropolises of Ukraine. The magazine's motto: "Every detail has a meaning" (Russian: Каждая деталь имеет значение).
The launch of Focus magazine on 30 September 2006 was intended to fill the native news magazine market with corresponding competitor to more notorious magazines such as Newsweek, Der Spiegel, and others. The magazine consists of 84 fully illustrated pages of A4 format and issued every Friday (previously - every Saturday). Focus was one of the several other projects created by the Ukrainian Media Holding in 2006, among which were magazine "Zdorovie", "Dengi.ua", and others.
Similar to Forbes beside news publishing the magazine specializes in national popularization through a variety of rankings: "The most rich man in Ukraine", "The most influential woman in Ukraine", "Top 55 cities for living in Ukraine", and others.
- 100 most influential women of Ukraine (since 2006)
- 55 best cities for living in Ukraine (since 2007, originally as top-50)
- 200 richest people in Ukraine (since 2006, other names: top-150 (2009), top-130 (2008), top-100 (2007))
- 200 most influential Ukrainians (since 2007)
- 25 most successful business-ladies of Ukraine (since 2010)
- The richest football clubs of Ukraine
- 50 most influential people (by region) (Dnipropetrovsk - 2007, Kharkiv - 2007, Crimea - 2007, Odessa - 2008, Donbas - 2006, Donetsk - 2010)