In the occupied Crimea, can not sell trucks, commercial vehicles for 10 or more passengers, but also cars of a special purpose, such as mobile workshops and radiological laboratories, as well as spare parts to them. Such a reminder letter was received by the dealers, working with Volkswagen, the company Volskwagen group Rus signed by its CEO Marcus Ozegovich, Vedomosti said.
The representative of Volkwagen group Rus declined to say whether such a letter.
“There is nothing new in this report, there is,” says a source close to Volkswagen. According to him, in 2014 in respect of Russia sanctions since the Crimea special purpose machines and trucks Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda were not delivered, “and the letter is mailed regularly”. A letter to the dealers it for the first time, claimed however, the two the dealer.
Osegowitsch recalls that prohibited direct sale of automobiles and spare parts, and by proxy, the restrictions relate to companies located in Crimea or plan to use equipment on the territory of Crimea. Violation of the sanctions regime could cause a “serious economic consequences, including the [waiver] from the import to the territory of Russia” trucks, special vehicles and buses more than 10 places.
But special equipment and buses of Volkswagen, in the Crimea you can buy, assured edition shopper large Crimean dealership. According to him, the customer through the Crimean office of the dealer can order the necessary equipment, its purchase will be documented in Moscow, Novosibirsk and Krasnodar, and then transported to the Crimea. The same thing, he says, can be done with spare parts. According to the consultant Crimean dealership, is now available in Crimea at its center there was one commercial vehicle of more than 10 passengers.
For some reason, the letter appeared now, dealers are unknown.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions.
After the capture of the Crimea Russia’s armed aggression against Ukraine has continued in the Donbas region, where Moscow has created terrorist organizations DNR and LNR, seized with the support of the Russian part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Both organizations are funded and maintained by Russia, where, among other things, the terrorists are getting fighters, trainers, and heavy equipment, weapons, ammunition, and fuel.