Ukraine confiscated Rosneft’s assets, Russian oil giant.
May 28, Security Agency Ukraine (SBU) announced, Kiev has started procedures to seize the assets of Russian oil corporation Rosneft.
According to SBU documents, the activities of the energy company of Russia’s Rosneft group have been blocked” – RT quoted the announcement on Telegram of the SBU. SBU said.
According to the SBU announcement, about 20 million hryvnia ($677,000) of assets believed to belong to Rosneft’s subsidiary in Ukraine have been frozen, and authorities have also suspended the company’s electricity business license. . The name of the company has yet to be revealed.
Rosneft has not made any comment regarding the proceedings.
This move took place in the context of Russia is conducting a military operation in Ukraine. In April, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law allowing the nationalization of assets of Russian citizens, or those believed to have close ties to Moscow.
Earlier this month, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky passed another law allowing the confiscation of property of citizens accused of supporting Russia in the ongoing conflict.
Ukraine is also said to have a plan property confiscation of two major Russian banks in this country, Sberbank and VEB.RF.