Assets of Russian holdings worth more than 4.5 billion hryvnias ($154 million at the current exchange rate) have been arrested in Ukraine, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine reported.

In particular, nine Ukrainian enterprises, as well as 70 real estate objects, including land plots, were arrested for corporate rights.

The firms belong to the Russian holding companies Rostec, Tatneft, Rusal and GMS Group. The Ministry of Internal Affairs believes that the seized assets could be used in subversive activities against Ukraine.

Earlier it was reported about the arrest and transfer to the Ukrainian state of a number of Tatneft assets: 115 real estate objects (oil depots, gas stations, non-residential buildings, land plots) and 118 fuel trucks and cars. The value of the seized property and corporate rights was estimated at more than $82 million.

In addition, on July 1, Ligabusinessinform reported that courts in the Transcarpathian region arrested the corporate rights of Guardon Ukraine LLC and Aluminum Ukraine Company LLC in Nikolaev Alumina Plant LLC (NGZ). The ultimate beneficiary of the plant is businessman Oleg Deripaska, according to the data of the Unified State Register of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs of Ukraine.According to the state register, he is the beneficiary of two co-owners of the enterprise – Aluminum Ukraine Company LLC and Guardon Ukraine LLC.

The official exchange rate as of July 1 is 29.25 hryvnia/$1.