The head of the Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine said that Kiev considers the former companies office in Crimea stolen, so trying to prevent them from judicial proceedings.
KIEV, 13 Oct. The Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine trying to block the work of the former their businesses in Crimea and the export of their products beyond the borders of the Peninsula, said the Minister Alexey Pavlenko in an interview with LB.ua published on Tuesday.
“In Crimea the Ministry of more than 20 companies. All of these companies, litigation to block their work because they are, in fact, stolen from the state. The same applies to machinery: combines, tractors. If it will appear on the territory of mainland Ukraine, it will be immediately confiscated”, — quotes the words of Pavlenko edition.
“And the same applies to people who raised the Russian flag at our facilities. We have submitted information on more than 56 people in the Prosecutor’s office”, — quotes the words of Pavlenko edition. However, Pavlenko stressed that the Ministry and also blocks the export of products of enterprises beyond the borders of Crimea.
“For example, trademark “New world” they can’t use, it’s a Ukrainian brand,” added the Minister. On the question of whether this is the only brand, Pavlenko said: “We are working with others. This and “Massandra”, and many others.”
Once again, the Crimea became a Russian region after the March 2014 referendum in which the overwhelming majority of people at that time still Ukrainian autonomy, does not recognize the legitimacy of coup d’etat in Ukraine, voted to return to Russia. Previously Poroshenko has signed the law according to which on 20 February 2014 scheduled beginning date of the “temporary occupation” of Crimea, which Kiev believes is still Ukrainian territory. The Ukrainian authorities believe that such measures are necessary to strengthen the country’s position under the dispute resolution against Russia in international courts.
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