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Ukrainian grain tycoon Oleksiy Vadatursky and his wife are killed in Russian bombing

2022-08-02T17:54:53+00:00
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  • One of Ukraine’s richest men was killed in a bombing.
  • This is Russia’s most intense attack so far.
  • The wife of the Ukrainian grain tycoon died with him.

Ukrainian grain tycoon killed. The war between Russia and Ukraine has not stopped and five months after Russia’s initial attack, thousands of Ukrainians have lost their lives after continuous bombing in various locations. The death of a grain tycoon was recently announced.

Following the start of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, various stories of the terrible clashes between the two nations have come to light. Numerous deaths have occurred since the attacks by Russian forces began last February.

Ukrainian grain tycoon killed in Russian bombing

Muere magnate ucraniano bombardeoPhoto: Twitter

The BBC has reported that one of Ukraine’s richest businessmen was killed along with his wife in a massive Russian bombardment of the southern city of Mykolaiv. The tycoon was identified as 74-year-old Oleksiy Vadatursky. His wife’s name was Raisa.

According to Ukrainian media reports, the couple was killed when a missile hit their house overnight. According to the BBC, Oleksiy Vadatursky was the owner of Nibulon, a group linked to the export of various cereals. He even received the Hero of Ukraine award.

The mayor Mikolaiv says that the Russian bombing has been the most intense so far

Ukrainian tycoon bombing dies
Photo: Twitter

The mayor of Mykolaiv, Oleksandr Senkevych, stated that Russia’s bombardment had been the most intense against that city so far. The house of the Ukrainian tycoon was not the only one affected, as the Russian missile also damaged a hotel, a sports complex, two schools and a gas station, as well as other residences, the BBC noted.

Mykolaiv is on the main road to Odessa, the port of Ukraine, which has been repeatedly attacked. For its part, El Universal noted that regional leader Vitaliy Kim shared that Vadatursky «did a lot for the Mykolaiv region, a lot for Ukraine.» Filed Under: Ukrainian tycoon killed in bombing

Oleksiy Vadatursky was a renowned businessman

Ukrainian tycoon bombing dies
Photo: Twitter

«His contribution to the development of the agriculture and shipbuilding industry, the development of the region is invaluable,» he stated on Telegram after learning of the bombing that led to the death of the Ukrainian tycoon, according to the outlet.

According to El Universal, Nibulon, a company owned by Oleksiy Vadatursky, has built various storage facilities and even built an infrastructure specifically dedicated to the export of cereals. Russia and Ukraine are considered as the main exporters of wheat and other grains.

Oleksiy Vadatursky died with his wife

Oleksiy Vadatursky died together with his wife
Photo: AP

Due to the war between the two countries, exports have been interrupted and the attack has triggered rising food prices around the world, especially everything that contains wheat and other grains.

Unfortunately, the Ukrainian tycoon was killed along with his wife during an intense missile attack. One of the missiles hit Oleksiy Vadatursky’s house and left severe damage to multiple structrues in the city of Mykolaiv. Filed Under: Ukrainian tycoon killed in bombing

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