“Batkivshchyna” demands to investigate the facts of withdrawal from the sanctions of a number of companies around Putin who are trafficked from Ukraine scrap metal, effectively killing our metallurgical complex.
This was stated by the Deputy Chairman of the party Sergei Sobolev in time a press-conferences in Kiev.
As explained by the politician, simultaneously with the recent introduction of the national security Council sanctions against natural and legal persons of the Russian Federation there was another list of companies that were removed from the sanctions.
In particular, it is one of the largest enterprises, which engaged in the purchase of scrap metal on the territory of Ukraine. As noted by the representative of “Batkivshchyna”, it is located on the territory of unrecognized Transnistria, and owned by Russian billionaire Usmanov, who actually is a personal oligarch Putin.
“Usmanov owned the company, and, buying scrap metal at high prices, are actually destroyed and metallurgical complex of Ukraine”, – said Sergei Sobolev.
The decision of the Council from the sanctions were also removed firms-strip, which carried out the export of scrap metal through the occupied part of the Donbass, the so-called LNR and DNR.
The representative of “Batkivshchyna” reminded the NSDC chaired by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Experts estimate the total market of scrap metal in Ukraine is $ 1 billion per year, he added.
Sergei Sobolev said that “Batkivshchyna” demands investigation of these transactions to the NAB and those bodies that are able to investigate.
“This decision of the Council must be made public. On what basis were prepared decisions on the lobbying of the Russian oligarch Usmanov and dozens of companies-strips from Russia, leading the illegal activities in the occupied part of Donbass, in fact, conduct an economic undermining of Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises, exporting from Ukraine, now legitimized by way of scrap?” – was indignant the Deputy Chairman of the party.
Sergei Sobolev said that this list is a clear line on the cover of the national security Council and the President of Ukraine of transactions on hundreds of millions of dollars in the export of scrap metal from Ukraine.