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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In Ukraine search the largest gas company, allegedly controlled by the Russian special services

In the head office of the company “Ukrgazvydobuvannya” is the largest producer of natural gas and gas condensate – appeared suddenly with searches. It is reported that the gunmen in balaclavas, who introduced themselves as employees of the security Service of Ukraine blocked all entrances and exits, as well as off the Internet.

Photo: www.facebook.com/Ukrgasvydobuvannya/

In the “Ukrgazvydobuvannia”, 100% owned by “Naftogaz of Ukraine”, are searched. The company said that the work of the main office, which is located in Kiev, paralyzed by the SBU. According to unconfirmed information, they seize documents for 2014-2016 and the personal files of the employees.

“The work of the head office paralyzed men armed with machine guns in balaclavas which were presented by employees of SBU. In the building no one is allowed and not allowed, check-in blocked(…) communications and the Internet blocked,” — said on the company’s page in Facebook.

On the website of the company published a statement saying that the company was “targeted corrupt officials and opponents of Ukraine’s energy independence”.

Previously, Verkhovna Rada Deputy Mikhail Golovko accused the leadership of “Ukrgasdobycha” in the Russian intelligence services. Golovko said that the head of the state company Oleg Prokhorenko held a “radical” updating top management, which now allegedly composed of former members of the Russian oil companies.

According to the parliamentarian, the activities of the “Russian team” Prokhorenko threatens the economic and information security of the country. “We see the destruction of the Ukrainian gas sector representatives of the Russian Federation who work in the interests of the aggressor country”, – said Golovko.

Thus the management of the subsidiary denied allegations that the company allegedly controlled by the Russian intelligence services, and its privatization is being prepared in the interests of Moscow.

Currently 100% of shares of “Ukrgasdobycha” is owned by “Naftogaz of Ukraine”. The company is developing gas, oil and gas and oil and gas deposits in Kharkiv, Poltava, Sumy, Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Transcarpathian and Volyn regions of Ukraine. It provides about 75% of total gas production.

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