Ukraine Blocked $342 Mln of Russian Oligarch’s Assets

by Olha Povaliaieva
Friday, June 24, 2022
Ukraine Blocked $342 Mln of Russian Oligarch’s Assets

The Russian citizen sponsored the war against Ukraine and the occupying administrations in Donetsk/Luhansk, as well as looted the bowels of Ukraine

The Russian oligarch was engaged in illegally mining sand and rubble on an industrial scale in the Zhytomyr and Kyiv regions. The offender transferred millions of profits to finance Russia's war against Ukraine. The same profits were used to finance the activities of the occupying "authorities" of the so-called Donetsk/Luhansk People's Republics and Crimea.

"The Security Service has shut down an organization engaged in the illegal extraction of Ukrainian subsoil on an industrial scale. It was run by an influential Russian businessman who owned an entire financial-industrial group," the Security Service of Ukraine.

The Russian oligarch is thus guilty of non-payment of taxes for his activities, organization of raider schemes of Ukrainian subsoil mining enterprises, and creating another company in tandem with the so-called "DPR minister". Justifying the actions of the aggressor country, supporting illegal organizations in eastern Ukraine increase the punishment of the Russian oligarch.

"According to the SSU, the personal property of the Russian oligarch, the assets of controlled enterprises, and illegally extracted minerals totaling more than $342 have been seized," the SSU said.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted to involve the criminal and collaborators.

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