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Zelensky introduced sanctions against Reikartz and Premier hotels

Ukraine has imposed sanctions against dozens of foreign companies linked to Russian individuals that own large assets in Ukraine - for example, the Kryvyi Rih Iron Ore Combine, the Reikartz and Premier hotel chains. Some of these assets have already been seized.

Premier International, Russian hotel chain

erhaps the most famous hotel chain operating in Ukraine is Premier International.Date of establishment: 31.03.2003EDRPOU code: 32455414

Premier Palace Hotel in the center of Kyiv

Photo: Premier Palace Hotel in the center of Kyiv

As of March 2022, the company owns the following hotels in Ukraine:

• Premier Hotel Abri (Dnipro);• Premier Hotel Dnister (Lviv);• Premier Geneva Hotel (Odesa);• Premier Hotel Lybid (Kyiv);• Premier Hotel Rus (Kyiv);• Premier Palace Hotel (Kyiv);• Premier Hotel Odesa (Odesa);• Premier Compass Hotel Oleksandriya (Alexandria);• Premier Hotel Palazzo (Poltava);• Premier Hotel Pochaiv (Pochayiv);• Premier Hotel Shafran (Sumy);• Premier Hotel Aurora (Kharkiv);• Premier Compass Hotel Kherson (Kherson);• Premier Resort Hotel (Bukovel);

The corresponding presidential decree No. 279 dated May 12 was published on the website of the Ukrainian Federal Office of Ukraine, it contains a list of 212 companies and a list of 37 individuals, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

President of Ukraine Zelensky

The list also includes companies from the VSE Energy group associated with Russians Oleksandr Babakov and Yevhen Giner, in particular VS Energy International, VS Energy Latvia, Pumori Enterprises Investments Ltd, which own a number of regional energy companies in Ukraine and the Premier Hotel chain.

Opendata Oleg Bolotov

Photo: Opendata Oleg Bolotov

Reikartz Group, the largest Russian hotel chain in Ukraine

The company is positioned as the largest hotel operator in Ukraine.
The chain also has hotels in Kazakhstan, Sweden, Germany, Georgia and other countries:

Part of the list of hotels of the Reikartz Hotel Group brand in Ukraine

Photo: Part of the list of hotels of the Reikartz Hotel Group brand in Ukraine

"REIKARTS AND PARTNERS. UKRAINE LTD" is listed in the Unified State Register as a joint Ukrainian-Belgian enterprise in the form of a limited liability company "REIKARTS AND PARTNERS. UKRAINE".

Address: city of Lviv, street Drukarska, building 9
Date of establishment: 07/09/1999
EDRPOU code: 30478157

The company "Reikartz Hotels and Resorts (Cypress) Limited" - UAH 19,614,348. (99.99%);
Limited liability company "Friotron Holdings Limited" - founder UAH 2,594. (0.01%).

According to Opendatabot, the beneficiary is Yuriy Vasin, who is registered at the address: Moscow city, Shchukino district, Gamalii street, building No. 6, apartment No. 15:

Sanctions have also been introduced against companies associated with Viktor Medvedchuk, ex-Deputy of the banned OPZZ, and other sanctioned persons. In addition, founders, managers and beneficiaries of pro-Russian companies that own significant assets on the territory of Ukraine fell under the restrictions.

President of Ukraine Zelensky

The list also includes the Reikartz Hotels and Resorts (Cyprus) Limited, Friotron Holdings Limited and Friotron Holdings Limited.

Opendata Vasyn Yury Valerievich

Photo: Opendata Vasyn Yury Valerievich

Update: After the publication of this material, the CEO of Reikartz Hotel Group Andriy Dema contacted the editors of RBC-Ukraine, who asked to add new information regarding the citizenship of the beneficiary of Reikartz and Partners LLC and Yuriy Vasin of Reikartz Hotel Group.
Andriy Dema provided passport data confirming that the owner and ultimate beneficiary of the hotel chain Yuriy Vasin has a passport of a citizen of the Republic of Turkey:

Turkish passport of Yury Valerievich Vasyn

Photo: Turkish passport of Yury Valerievich Vasyn

This all means that a % of the income for the brand and management goes to these citizens in Russia.We demand that Ukrainian hotels under the Premier and Rekardz brands publicly renounce them!