Speaker of the Crimean Parliament Vladimir Konstantinov said that the authorities of the republic intend to continue the nationalization of the assets of Ukrainian businessmen on the peninsula. According to him, officials “will not allow Russia’s enemies to profit in Crimea.”
“The work to identify and nationalize the assets of citizens and states committing unfriendly and hostile actions towards Russia has not yet been completed and will continue,” said Mr. Konstantinov “RIA News”.
The head of the Crimean parliament emphasized that the sale of assets of Ukrainian businesses helps to “significantly replenish the budget revenue” of the region. Vladimir Konstantinov did not provide specific data on how much the sale of assets of businessmen from Ukraine brought to the Crimean budget.
In February of this year, the Crimean parliament decided nationalize about 700 properties owned by Ukrainian businessmen and politicians. In particular, the property of billionaires Rinat Akhmetov and Igor Kolomoisky, as well as former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, was nationalized. In addition, the Crimean authorities nationalized and sold at auction for 44.3 million rubles. apartment of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky in Yalta. The authorities of the Kherson region annexed to the Russian Federation also stated that work is underway on the possibility of nationalizing the property of Ukrainian large businessmen.