UN to confiscate companies: a war crime

ООН о конфискации компаний: Военное преступление

The UN has called the “nationalization” of enterprises in the Donbas a war crime

At the same time, the organization concerned about the blockade of Donbass.

The UN “nationalization” of Ukrainian enterprises in DND and LNR called a war crime. This is stated in the report of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights.

The DNI and the LC confiscated Ukrainian enterprises located on the territories controlled by separatists, March 1.

The document says that the organization is concerned about the plans of armed groups, the introduction of “nationalization” or “external control” on private enterprises, including the metallurgical and coal companies.

“The seizure of private property in the context of armed conflict may be considered war crime of looting,” – noted in the message.

“Such attempts endanger persons working in the dangerous and unsettled conditions in the mining and metallurgical industries in the territories controlled by armed groups in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions,” – said in the UN.

At the same time, the UN is concerned about the blockade of Donbass. The blockade threatens the functioning of critical infrastructure in the East of Ukraine.

Was previously published a list of the confiscated enterprises to the DNR.

Also note that President Poroshenko said that trade with confiscated businesses in LDNR excluded.