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SBU detains top manager of supermarket chain for financing "DPR"

The name of the chain is not disclosed.

SBU detains top manager of supermarket chain for financing "DPR"

The Ukrainian Security Service has detained in Kyiv one of the top managers of a supermarket chain on suspicion of financing "DPR", the SBU said in a statement.

The detainee is suspected of financing of terrorist, the SBU said.

The detention was a continuation of the searches the SBU held in the offices and homes of a number of businessmen in Kyiv in late November.

As a part of the retail chain continued working in the "DNR", a part of profits was channelled to terrorists' organisations, including via a charity fund.

During the searches, law enforcers seized cash stashes amounting to almost two million hryvnia equivalent.

The name of the top manager and retail chain are not disclosed.