Ukrainian authorities seize assets worth 400 million euros belonging to Russian businessman Mikhail Fridmansupermarket chain owner dia Through your investment vehicle LetterOne.
Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Irina Venediktovahas explained these actions by the authorities in a statement issued through its official page on the social network Facebook.
The confiscated property was guarded by Alfa-Bank Bank. The prosecutor has indicated that they were securities belonging to companies located in sticky And related to Friedman.
Before that, the Ukrainian authorities had already confiscated fridman 15 million euros, accusing the Russian tycoon of being assets that were being transferred to Russia.
evasion of restrictions
The Attorney General has clarified that the movement of funds began about two weeks before the war broke out and has intensified with the conflict. Venediktova assured that Friedman was using alfa-bank and Cyprus companies to avoid sanctions.
Friedman called months earlier for the conflict in Russia to be halted because war “can never be the answer.” After the European Union decided to approve him, Friedman along with his partner decided to leave his position as an advisor at the investment vehicle LetterOne. petr avena,
Subsequently, both entrepreneurs accepted freeze Their shares in the said company, on account of which they will not receive dividend, will not have votes as shareholders and will not be able to sell the said shares.
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