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Shell says it will use profits from Russian oil to help Ukrainians


ShellLONDON Mar 6The British-Dutch company Shell promised to send profits from Russian oil purchased the day before to help the citizens of Ukraine, the company said in a statement. On Saturday, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba criticized the British-Dutch company Shell for buying Russian oil and said that transnational corporations should RF.Shell called the purchase of crude oil from Russia a “difficult decision” due to the need to support the production of gasoline, diesel fuel and other products. “Without an uninterrupted supply of crude oil to refineries, the energy industry will not be able to ensure the continuous supply of the population across Europe with the necessary products in the coming weeks. Shipments from alternative sources would not arrive in time to avoid supply disruptions,” the company explained. channel the profits from the limited amount of Russian oil we must purchase into a special fund In the coming days and weeks, we will work with aid partners and humanitarian agencies to determine where the funds from this fund can best be placed to mitigate the dire consequences this war for the people of Ukraine,” the statement said. The corporation added that it will continue to choose alternatives to Russian oil wherever possible, but “this cannot happen overnight due to how important Russia is to world supplies.” Russia launched a military operation in Ukraine early in the morning on February 24. President Vladimir Putin called its goal “the protection of people who have been subjected to bullying and genocide by the Kiev regime for eight years.” For this, according to him, it is planned to carry out “demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine”, to bring to justice all war criminals responsible for “bloody crimes against civilians” in Donbass. According to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, the Armed Forces strike only at the military infrastructure and Ukrainian troops, nothing threatens the civilian population. With the support of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the DPR and LPR groups are developing an offensive. But the occupation of Ukraine is out of the question, the President of Russia emphasized.

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