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Metinvest asks authorities to impose sanctions on Russians who steal Ukrainian metal

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Metinvest asks authorities to impose sanctions on Russians who steal Ukrainian metal

Metinvest asks authorities to impose sanctions on Russians who steal Ukrainian metal

Ukrinform

The Metinvest Group has asked the government and the Office of the President to impose sanctions on Russian residents who illegally seize and resell Ukrainian metal.

This is reported SCM companywhich includes Metinvest, Ukrinform reports.

“Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (MMK named after Ilyich) of the Metinvest Group has applied to the Cabinet of Ministers and the Office of the President of Ukraine with a request to impose personal sanctions on Russian residents who illegally seize and resell Ukrainian metal,” the report says.

As noted, since the beginning of the Russian invasion in Mariupol, about 145,000 tons of metal products from the MMK im. Ilyich, of which more than 124 thousand tons in the territory of the seaport. The products were intended for European enterprises, but were not exported due to the war.

At the end of May, the vessel RM-3, owned by OOO Management Company Reka-More (Russian Federation), with the products of MMK im. Ilyich on board headed from the port of Mariupol to Rostov-on-Don.

Read also: the Russians began to export stolen steel from Mariupol and “nationalize” the ships

MMK them. Ilyich turned to law enforcement agencies with a statement about the commission of a criminal offense. The enterprise emphasizes the lack of cooperation or coordination with representatives of the aggressor country or the “administration” appointed by it, which is involved in the export of metal to the Russian Federation.

“MMK them. Ilyich notes that the activities of the named residents of the Russian Federation threaten the national interests, security and economy of Ukraine. The enterprise asks the government and the Office of the President of Ukraine to impose sanctions against LLC “Management Company “Reka-More”, responsible for the theft of property, its head, as well as against other individuals and legal entities that transport, unload, sell or resell products stolen from MMK named after . Ilyich,” the statement said.

It is also noted that Metinvest is making every possible legal effort to bring all the perpetrators and their accomplices to strict legal liability, the report assured.

As reported, the adviser to the mayor of Mariupol, Petr Andryushchenko, stated that the PM3 vessel of the Slavutich class (port of registry Astrakhan) with 2.5 thousand tons of rolled metal stolen in Mariupol entered the water area of ​​the Russian port of Rostov-on-Don on June 3.

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