On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 100.7 FM Terre Haute, IN

Weather

Current Conditions(Terre Haute,IN 47807)

More Weather »
46° Feels Like: 42°
Wind: E 7 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Sunny 69°

Tonight

Mostly Clear 43°

Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy 74°

Alerts

Belarus investigators say intend to seize Uralkali assets: RIA

A woman walks up the stairs outside an office of the Belarusian Potash company in Minsk, August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
A woman walks up the stairs outside an office of the Belarusian Potash company in Minsk, August 26, 2013. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarussian investigators said on Monday that they intend to seize property and assets of Russia's Uralkali , the world's top potash producer, following the collapse of a joint Russian-Belarussian venture, RIA reported.

Belarus detained the head of Russia's Uralkali, drawing a fierce rebuke from Moscow, and investigators said that Uralkali had incurred $100 million in damages to Belarussian interests.

"Evaluating the documents received by investigators, a decision will be reached to seize the property and assets of Uralkali," RIA reported the investigators as saying.

(Reporting by Thomas Grove, Editing by Megan Davies)

Comments