The self-proclaimed authorities Donetsk people's Republic arrested more than 50 million rubles on accounts of Ukrainian oligarch Serhiy Kurchenko, and also confiscated from him the currency, said the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko.
"at the moment due to the fact that there have been a number of investigative measures detained account of its plants is "Donetskoblgaz" and several affiliates. Accounts arrested - not exactly say, but more than 50 million rubles, and during the search was seized mass of banknotes in different currencies, " said Zakharchenko Donetsk news Agency.
first Chapter DND has imposed personal penalties concerning Kurchenko, and the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Ukrainian oligarchs Igor Kolomoisky, Boris Lozhkin.
The cause of the punishment called " activities of a number of individuals and related legal entities, aimed at the organization and financing of vicious hostilities regarding the Donetsk people's Republic, the destabilization of the political and socio-economic situation in the Republic ".
To all who are under punishment and affiliated entities may not purchase in the DNR real estate and other property, Bank operations. All already committed by contract will be deemed void.
at rallies in early April last year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the breakaway republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.