Victor Vekselbergom: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
Renova group of businessman Viktor Vekselberg received state support. This was stated by the acting Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, reports RBC.
The amount of support saying “I just didn’t want to,” said the Minister.
Siluanov also said that the government intends to support other companies that fall under US sanctions. It is first and foremost about “RUSAL” and “GAS”. “Addresses the issue of credit support by the Bank, which was created by the state, — PSB,” said the official.
The Bank will provide liquidity on the same basis. Authorities have not yet considered the possibility of redemption of the shares of En+ and UC Rusal Oleg Deripaska, the head of the Ministry of Finance.
3 may, “Kommersant” reported that “Renova” was sent to the Russian government an extensive list of support measures of its own assets.
In mid-April Vekselberg already complained about the impact of the sanctions, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The tycoon said about the freezing of accounts, the risk of stopping the companies in Europe need to reduce its stake in the foreign company below a controlling stake, as well as a sharp increase in the cost of loans.
The U.S. entered April 6, the new sanctions against Russian oligarchs and companies, government officials and top managers of state corporations. After this collapsed, the Russian stock market and ruble. Later, the United States has frozen the assets of “Renova” for a total of 1.5 to 2 billion dollars.
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