President of Ukraine Zelensky announced the confiscation of Russian assets in the amount of $ 765 million
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky announced the confiscation of Russian assets in the country for a total amount of about $765 million, and it is planned to forcibly seize more than 900 state-owned assets. He said this in his evening address, published in his Telegram-channel.
According to Zelensky, during a meeting on sanctions policy and the confiscation of Russian assets, Ukrainian officials reported the seizure of $765 million in the country. It is also proposed to confiscate more than 900 objects “belonging specifically to the Russian state.” “And if we evaluate the package of property not only of the state, but also of its residents, then we are talking about 36,000 positions subject to withdrawal,” he added.
On Friday, August 5, the government of Ukraine approved a decree by President Volodymyr Zelensky on the confiscation of objects owned by Russia. The decree allows the confiscation of 903 objects belonging to the Russian state. “79 positions are corporate rights, 824 positions are property,” explained Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal.