They are Oleksiï Vadatoursky, 74, owner of the main Ukrainian cereal logistics company Niboulon, and his wife Raïssa Vadatourska, according to the Ukrainian authorities.
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He was a millionaire and “Heroes of Ukraine”. A Ukrainian grain entrepreneur was killed on Sunday, July 31, with his wife, in bombings of the city of Mykolaiv, in southern Ukraine. They are Oleksiï Vadatoursky, 74, owner of the main Ukrainian cereal logistics company Niboulon and his wife Raïssa Vadatourska, who were at home at the time of the strikes, according to the Ukrainian authorities.
Oleksiy Vadatursky was the 24th richest Ukrainian on the magazine’s list Forbes in 2021. Before the war, his company exported grain to 70 countries.
“It is not a coincidence, but a premeditated murder”, reacted on Telegram Mykhaïlo Podoliak, an adviser to the Ukrainian presidency. “The fact that the missile hit the bedroom of their house leaves no doubt: Vadatoursky was the target”wrote Mykhailo Podoliak. “He was one of the most important agricultural entrepreneurs in the country, a key figure in the region and a major employer”he pointed out.
The Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office also reported two injuries in Mykolaiv and several damaged private houses as well as a hotel, a sports facility, two schools and a car repair shop.