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THE BOOK "THE CRAZY STORY"
(2017)

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For many years, I’ve been nursing the idea of writing an autobiographic book: after all, my life has been difficult, instructive for thinking people, and full of different events! I lacked time to stop and sum everything up and sort everything out, but I’ve never given up on it! And now the time has finally come, and I’m glad that my dream has come true!
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Selected Quotes

Memories of the best things in your life should not be destroyed by reality! Reader, they should live in your mind in parallel and warm your soul in the most difficult moments!
Reader, only those people are lucky in their life who are worthy of it: those who work hard and have at least minimal ability…
Work, love, bring up your children, and God will determine Himself what happens next, He knows why and what for, no one else knows that!!! Such things happen in life! Reader, do not make any predictions for your life. This is my important advice to you. God works in mysterious ways. It’s true.
That’s why, dear reader, no matter how hard the times are, pay attention to your children, especially when they are 13-18 years old, do not leave them out of sight for a second. There are loads of temptations everywhere, and almost all of them may lead to the loss of your loved one—your own child!
Dreams often come true, but expectations don’t, and never expect from your children the same things you have given to them!!! In most cases, children will never appreciate what you have done for them and will never understand you!
And remember, dear reader! If you need to solve some important problems— turn to those people who can solve them and help you do it, no matter their rank or position…
Once, one friend of mine, who had established himself as a businessman, told me that it’s only difficult to earn your first million; after that, dozens of them rain down on you! And I can only confirm this! And this is the second most valuable advice I want to give you, dear reader! Would you like to start a business? Thoroughly study the matter. Read business publications and use your computer frequently. Your first million is hidden there!
Remember, dear reader, bear it in mind and remind yourself every day: you can’t rest on the laurels of what you have achieved. Only growing constantly and perfecting one’s skills one can stay successful; otherwise, competition will catch up with you very quickly and destroy everything you’ve created!
So good luck to you, dear reader, in your good deeds, and remember: no matter how much you pray, if you don’t supplement your prayer with helping your neighbour, it will never be heard by God! If you do good, not to a relative, but to a stranger, you will be saved forever! All your sins will be forgiven because the good will save the world. We were born and came to this sinful Earth to do good! There is and there will be nothing more important in life than this!
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291 Reviews of the book

Mr Leonid, thank you very much for such an interesting book. I’ve really read it in one go. It has a very deep meaning. Thank you so much. May God bless you, Amen!!!

Thank you! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

My dear Leonid, I greet and embrace you from far away. Thank you for being such a cultured and noble person. Thank you for choosing our country to live in and making it better. You give people hope and help. Thank you for such a frank, sensible book one can read in one breath. You are a small oasis of inspirations for Adjara.

Thank you!!! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

Tamar

Hello, As promised, I comment on the book, sharing my impressions. This is a book, in which everyone can find some things close or useful. At a first glance, it’s the adventure of a kind, open man who has gained a lot of experience in his diverse and interesting life and fruitfully used it to achieve his goals. This book is about a man who tried to live his life without betraying his principles in difficult situations and always remembered the good the people had done to him. Although I have a different opinion about some issues, I like the book in general, as well as advice about business and politics. I hope that over time, in the sentence “dreams come true, but expectations are never met” you’ve replaced the word “never” with “sometimes.” Good luck! Faithfully yours, Tamar

Thank you, Tamar! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

Dmytro

The book is wonderful. I just couldn’t make myself stop reading it. Leonid Mykhailovych, in my opinion, there is only one minus, if you will. It’s too short!!! Such an interesting story can’t end so abruptly. I refuse to believe that this is the end of interesting and useful things you can tell.

I’m writing a big novel. Soon, we’ll enjoy it together!

Valerii

Thanks a lot for the very entertaining story of your life! My wife and I read it in one sitting. Now my father- and mother-in-law are reading it too. Thanks again! I want to meet and talk with you very much. Sincerely, Valerii

Thank you, Valerii! As an author, it’s a pleasure to read that!

Lubov

I enjoyed reading your book. I remember reading about you in the press a long time ago, Mr Chernovetskyi. I had an impression that you were a good person despite the mass harassment by the authorities. I was on your side in thoughts. And I realized I was right after reading your book. You’re a very kind person, and it’s so nice! I’ve read the book in one sitting and saw a lot of good things in your activities, many of my thoughts coincide with yours. I feel my self-esteem rising. In short, I’m excited! I wish you more achievements and new books!

Your assessment is a pleasure for me, Lubov. Good luck in everything!

Daniel

Hello Mr Leonid, I’m a big fan of yours, and I really appreciate your generosity. I want to thank you very much for such an excellent book that was an unlimited source of knowledge enriching my life.

Yurii

I’ve read your book in one sitting today. Honestly, I can say, as your voter for a Kyiv mayor (I studied at the Military Medical Academy and lived in Kyiv at that time), that I wasn’t mistaken to expect changes for the better from you. Thank you…

Dear Yurii, your letter is a pleasure to read. Thank you from my heart!

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Press about the book

The Crazy Story in quotes: “If you are poor, it means it was given to you by God”

The ex-mayor of Kyiv opens up in his book about how he achieved success in business and assures that he’s never cooperated with the authorities or criminals.

Leonid Chernovetsky: it’s only difficult to earn your first million

The former investigator of the Prosecutor’s Office Chernovetsky had already established himself as a big businessman before becoming the mayor of Kyiv. Besides, the sale of his Pravex-bank to Italian group Intesa Sanpaolo for $750 million became one of the most successful deals in the Ukrainian financial sector in the mid-2000s. The Crazy Story was published through Chernovetsky’s personal website in spring.

Leonid Chernovetsky publishes The Crazy Story

The ex-mayor of Kyiv Leonid Chernovetsky, who now lives in Georgia, published a new book The Crazy Story. According to the author, this book is about victories and disappointments, about being betrayed by close people, about poor and neglected childhood. A story about “an ordinary urchin” who became a successful banker and politician.

Chernovetsky’s crazy bestseller

Interestingly, The Crazy Story is not the first opus of Leonid Mykhailovych. Prior to that, he published The Confession of the Mayor in 2008, How to Become a Millionaire and The Story of Success in 2009. The previous books sounded too official, whereas The Crazy Story looks like a confession rather than memoirs with such a title. It seems the ex-mayor of Kyiv wrote the book himself, or with some minimal help, and, no doubt, from the bottom of his heart.

“Never refuse money”. 20 quotes from a new book by Leonid Chernovetsky

The ex-mayor of Kyiv Leonid Chernovetsky published his book The Crazy Story. In the book, he tells the story of his life and gives his readers some pieces of advice on how to conduct business and to be a politician. Strana provides the most interesting quotes from the book.

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ABOUT THE BOOK

«The Crazy Story» is a memoir of unusual person and a bestseller, the electronic version of which was read by over 100,000 people since its publication. The author’s life is full of ups and downs, victories and disappointments, friendship and betrayal, which are described in the book very vividly and emotionally.

This biography does not pretend to be “historic”. It’s just an exciting story about an urchin who grew into one of the most famous businessmen and politicians in Ukraine. What’s more important, it is about the simple and kind people he met during his life, about “earthly angels”, who gave him a helping hand in the most difficult periods of his life.

In the book, you will find the author’s vivid and precise recollections about the meetings and philosophy of Ukraine’s main political figures, as well as a lot of useful advice for those who are ready to walk the path of fame and success against all the odds and look for the answers to the most essential questions that life puts to them: how to find yourself, fully realise your potential, and, of course, to live a worthy life!

The book is ironic and sincere, its main characters being quite ordinary and open people who you often meet on your life’s journey, but sometimes you simply don’t notice how grand they are in their everyday behaviour and kindness.

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Quick facts

Publisher: Summit-Kniga
Language: Russian
Year: 2017
Number of Pages: 232
Illustrations: Colour, Black and White
Format: 64x90/16 (150x220 mm)
Binding: Hard
Paper: Coated
Number of copies: 10,000
Weight: 450 gr.

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The book "The Crazy Story" (2017)

Many years I have been haunted by the idea to write a book about my life, complicated and at the same time instructive for thinkers, enriched with many circumstances! This idea has always been on my mind, but there has never been time to stop and summarize, to make it loud and simple! And finally I have time and I am glad that my dream has come true.

"The crazy story" reviews :

Mr Leonid, thank you very much for such an interesting book. I’ve really read it in one go. It has a very deep meaning. Thank you so much. May God bless you, Amen!!!

Thank you! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

My dear Leonid, I greet and embrace you from far away. Thank you for being such a cultured and noble person. Thank you for choosing our country to live in and making it better. You give people hope and help. Thank you for such a frank, sensible book one can read in one breath. You are a small oasis of inspirations for Adjara.

Thank you!!! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

Tamar

Hello, As promised, I comment on the book, sharing my impressions. This is a book, in which everyone can find some things close or useful. At a first glance, it’s the adventure of a kind, open man who has gained a lot of experience in his diverse and interesting life and fruitfully used it to achieve his goals. This book is about a man who tried to live his life without betraying his principles in difficult situations and always remembered the good the people had done to him. Although I have a different opinion about some issues, I like the book in general, as well as advice about business and politics. I hope that over time, in the sentence “dreams come true, but expectations are never met” you’ve replaced the word “never” with “sometimes.” Good luck! Faithfully yours, Tamar

Thank you, Tamar! As an author, I’m pleased to read that!

Dmytro

The book is wonderful. I just couldn’t make myself stop reading it. Leonid Mykhailovych, in my opinion, there is only one minus, if you will. It’s too short!!! Such an interesting story can’t end so abruptly. I refuse to believe that this is the end of interesting and useful things you can tell.

I’m writing a big novel. Soon, we’ll enjoy it together!

Valerii

Thanks a lot for the very entertaining story of your life! My wife and I read it in one sitting. Now my father- and mother-in-law are reading it too. Thanks again! I want to meet and talk with you very much. Sincerely, Valerii

Thank you, Valerii! As an author, it’s a pleasure to read that!

Lubov

I enjoyed reading your book. I remember reading about you in the press a long time ago, Mr Chernovetskyi. I had an impression that you were a good person despite the mass harassment by the authorities. I was on your side in thoughts. And I realized I was right after reading your book. You’re a very kind person, and it’s so nice! I’ve read the book in one sitting and saw a lot of good things in your activities, many of my thoughts coincide with yours. I feel my self-esteem rising. In short, I’m excited! I wish you more achievements and new books!

Your assessment is a pleasure for me, Lubov. Good luck in everything!

Daniel

Hello Mr Leonid, I’m a big fan of yours, and I really appreciate your generosity. I want to thank you very much for such an excellent book that was an unlimited source of knowledge enriching my life.

Yurii

I’ve read your book in one sitting today. Honestly, I can say, as your voter for a Kyiv mayor (I studied at the Military Medical Academy and lived in Kyiv at that time), that I wasn’t mistaken to expect changes for the better from you. Thank you…

Dear Yurii, your letter is a pleasure to read. Thank you from my heart!

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