“Mercury” sells products, on which the Russian embargo, said “Radio Liberty”
Lyudmila Yanukovych, the former wife of the fugitive President of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, has his own business in the occupied Crimea. About it on January 26 reported “Radio Freedom”.
“Through intermediaries, presumably, owns a chain of luxury grocery supermarkets in Sevastopol. The network is called “mercury”… Deli “mercury” was famous for having successfully managed to avoid having to comply with the sanctions legislation. The stores openly selling French cheese and Spanish meat specialties,” – said in the investigation.
Reporters noted that “Sevastopol Supervisory authorities are trying to ignore the fact that “mercury” is clearly in violation introduced by the government of the Russian Federation embargo on the import of agricultural products from EU countries.”
“Radio Liberty” argues that customs seized several times by “mercury” prohibited goods in Russia, “but soon the sanctioned products again on the counter”.
“Direct evidence that the shops owned by Lyudmila Yanukovych, no: in the trade network, these assumptions did not deny or confirm,” say the authors of the investigation.
Lyudmila Yanukovych lives in the Crimea last five and a half years, journalists said. However, in Sevastopol near the graves of drowned in the lake of Viktor Yanukovych Jr. she appears infrequently. Last time she supposedly was there in March 2019, the anniversary of the death of his son.
According to “Radio Liberty”, Lyudmila Yanukovych lives in the Big Yalta in the estate area of 1.2 hectares, with a private pebble beach in the resort village of Otradnoe.
Officially divorced Lyudmila and Viktor Yanukovych was not reported, but according to media reports, the former President lives with his civil wife Lyubov Polezhay, and they had a son.