President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zhelensky This Sunday it was confirmed that many Russian businessmen have offered to donate money to help Ukraine, especially its military. During a video conference interview with several Russian media outlets, President Zhelensky said he had received “signals” from several Russian businessmen. Including billionaire Roman AbramovichVladimir Putin’s close ally has been targeted by sanctions by the European Union and the United Kingdom.
“We received signals from him and some other businessmen that ‘somehow help, do something’,” he said. “Some said they were ready to rebuild the country after the war. “We are ready to move our business to Ukraine, whether we live in the UK or somewhere in Switzerland. We want it. But how do we get out of the sanctions list?”, The president said.
“We can discuss the change of citizenship of these people.”
“Some do not want to give their name, they say they want to help our army while they are citizens of the Russian Federation,” he continued. Zelensky assured that any businessman would be willing to donate money to support the Ukrainian military, adding that Ukraine is “ready to ensure their security, provide them with employment and improve their business”.
“I speak firmly about the sanctions in our state. We can discuss it, we can discuss the citizenship change of these people, “he explained, stressing that” it is not mandatory to do it in public. “
According to the Wall Street Journal on WednesdayZhelensky has been urging Joe Biden not to allow Roman Abramovich to take part in peace talks between Ukraine and Russia.
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