In Russia, all tensed up: reaction to the closure of the factory Roshen in Lipetsk

Roshen Corporation today announced the closing of its confectionery factory in Lipetsk (Russia). As explained in the press service of the company, the decision was made for economic and political reasons.

Full stop production and conservation of industrial and infrastructure projects planned for April 2017.

Social networking has positively welcomed the news of the closure of the Lipetsk factory “Roshen”:

Lipetsk factory R. I. P.

Gray Cardinal (@slevo4kin), 20 January 2017

Roshen Lipetsk plant closes.

Petr & Mazepa (@PetrMazepa), 20 January 2017

in TVI can not zahoditi
pugna bude Parka factory
a further trump
the I shte Newcome, Chi trump pereb je Roche.
to rain in the evening.

— ȠpuŦyƛA-With (@PrytSLU), 20 January 2017

As previously reported, the seizure of the Lipetsk confectionery factory, imposed by the Investigating Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation in the framework of the criminal case, made the sale of the factory impossible.

Recall President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko promised to sell the Corporation “Roshen” immediately after the inauguration of the President, but this did not happen. According momoent Roshen transmitted by the President in a “blind trust”. The fact that the company was not sold, Poroshenko explained the lack of customers.