"Mayor" of Gorlovka Stanislav Kim, who was appointed by occupation "authorities", intends to fill the city budget at the expense of selling scrap metal of Yenakiyevo Metallurgical Plant. It is evidenced by video uploaded by a local separatist website.
Kim said that Rosdontreyd OOO on buying scrap metal would start working in Gorlovka soon. According to him, "taxes" from the activities of the company will go to t occupied Donetsk and profit - to the budget of Gorlovka.
"There is a company created for the city, we will say so, utility company -Rosdontreyd - which will collect scrap metal for the city and the profits of that enterprise will go to the city budget ... It's no secret that all the scrap metal goes to Yenakiyevo Metallurgical Plant. That is why the price for scrap metal in our city company is now almost equal to one in Yenakiyevo. The only thing is that there will be other costs - shipping costs, just a little bit of storage and wages," - he said.
The "mayor" said that the price would be 6000 rubles per ton for the so-called "state-owned enterprises" and "utility companies", for individuals - about 5 thousand rubles per ton.
"All people got involved in this kind of economic activity at some time - this segment was broken. Due to Rosdontreyd we return it now to the city. Our city, tha...." - Kim said.
Yenakiyevo Metallurgical Plant is owned by businessman Rinat Akhmetov.