Media: “ATB” in the Crimea was paid $ 5 million. in the budget of Russia

Controlled by the shareholders of the Ukrainian network “ATB” Gennady Butkevich, Yevgeny Yermakov, Viktor Karachun companies that operate in the occupied Crimea, in 2015, paid to the Russian budget of about $ 5 million. tax deductions. The total revenue exceeded 10 billion rubles, or $ 180 million. This is reported by “Ukrainian news”, citing an investigation published by the website “Obozrevatel”.

As the media says, the magazine has published a scheme of interdependence of a number of European offshore and Russian companies of the group “ATB” and the list of codes in the Russian and Ukrainian registers. “It turned out that a number controlled by “ATB” in Ukraine companies have “counterparts” in Russia who happily work there and pay taxes”, – the newspaper notes.

According to journalists, the head of the company “ATB” in Crimea is “the CLAIM” (Investment construction company). According to the financial statements, in 2015 she received 9,792 billion ($154 million.) trading revenue, which is 36,2% more than in 2014. According to data media, if in 2014 the company demonstrated a net loss of 104 million rubles., in 2015 achieved a net profit of 1.17 billion rubles (18.5 million dollars), and the amount paid to the Russian budget tax profit grew more than in 10 times – from 20 million rubles to 293 million rubles ($4.6 million).

СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

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СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

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СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

Next media indicates that the second largest company of the group registered in Krasnodar, OOO “PUD” does not publish data for 2014. In 2015, its revenues amounted to RUB 1.5 billion (23.6 million dollars), the tax paid on the profit of 38.8 mln RUB (0.6 million dollars), net profit of 154 million rubles (2.4 million dollars).

СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

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СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

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СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

“Only these two companies provided a total financing of the army of the occupier of 5.2 million dollars.”, – the authors of the material.

According to the journalists, to prevent the loss of their property in the Crimea, in 2014 the Corporation “ATB” decided to conduct a “judicial restructuring” of its assets. The essence of the described scheme is that Ukrainian companies have filed lawsuits against its subsidiaries in the occupation of the Crimean court, which imposes on the Crimean real estate and transport arrests. While property continues to be used, in particular, recorded the issuance of licenses for the sale of alcohol on places of the licenses of real estate of the Corporation “ATB”, referred to in court decisions.

“So Butkevich, Karachun and Ermakov “err” from hostile takeovers and made it impossible to transfer assets to anyone. Which again confirms the complete control of the business in the Crimea”, – stated in the material.

According to media, the connection between the two “bunches” and the Ukrainian “Russian” enterprises controlled by “ATB”, can be traced through virgin Insideal offshore Ventures Limited, which is actually controlled by three oligarchs.

СМИ: "АТБ" в Крыму заплатила 5 млн долл. в бюджет России

“Interestingly, the re-registration of the Crimean enterprises “ATB” in the offshore approximately coincides with the expected entry into ownership by the Corporation of the odious Russian oligarch Konstantin Malofeev. This is about the end of 2014 or beginning 2015, i.e. after the end of active hostilities in the Donbas, which opened in the future, the opportunity to freely work and with these territories. There are also suggestions that such a partnership with Konstantin Malofeev could greatly facilitate the legalization of “ATB” in occupied to the Crimea and make possible future expansion on the “mainland” Russia,” – noted the authors of the material.

According to journalists from the mentioned facts we can conclude that the owners and officers of the LLC “ATB-Market” collaborating with the occupation by the Russian authorities and pay the aggressor state taxes on the results of such activity. “And for that, the Criminal code (article 96-9) provided quite a tough responsibility for aiding terrorists the company should be liquidated”, – stated in the material.

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