Sanctions against Sportmaster Operations Pte. Ltd (Singapore), which directly belongs to Sportmaster-Ukraine LLC, were imposed on the basis of information about the chain's operation in the temporarily occupied Crimea, the press center of the Ukrainian State Security Service (SBU) told Interfax-Ukraine.
"The sanctions against the Singapore company Sportmaster Operations Pte. Ltd (founder of the relevant Sportmaster chain) were imposed on the basis of information about the operation of the chain in temporarily occupied territories of Crimea," the ministry said.
It is noted that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine "has repeatedly applied with the relevant notes to the government agencies of Singapore, which were left without consideration and proper response."
As reported, Sportmaster Operations Pte. Ltd (Singapore), which directly owns Sportmaster-Ukraine LLC is the largest, according to its website, retail chain of sporting goods in Ukraine, was included in the sanctions list by the decision of the NSDC and the decree of the President of Ukraine dated February 19, 2021.