Ukraine imposes sanctions on 182 companies: Unicredit also has a subsidiary

Finally, in a series of measures taken by President Volodymyr Zelensky to prevent Moscow and Minsk connections with his country, Ukraine has imposed sanctions on 182 companies and three people, primarily Russian and Belarusian. The Guardian reports this. According to Ansa, the companies affected include a company controlled by Italian Unicredit.

“Their assets in Ukraine are blocked, their property will be used for our defense,” Zelenskiy said in a video message. According to the list of sanctions announced by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the sanctioned companies are mainly engaged in cargo transportation, car rental and chemical production. For companies, the decree provides for a total of 18 measures, including “freezing of assets”, “suspension of business activities”, prohibition of “withdrawal of capital from Ukraine”, “termination of commercial agreements”, joint projects and projects. industrial programs in certain sectors, particularly in the field of security and defense” and “revocation or suspension of licenses and other permits”.

The list includes Russian potash fertilizer producer and exporter Uralkali, Belarusian state potash producer Belaruskali, Belarusian Railways, and Russia’s VTB-Leasing and Gazprombank Leasing companies, both of which operate in the transport leasing business. Also on the list is Unicredit Leasing, a company controlled by the Italian banking group.

Source: Today IT