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Lives lost in Ukraine a tragedy: Russian steel billionaire to employees

Lives lost in Ukraine a tragedy: Russian steel billionaire to employees

Vladimir Lisin has called for a peaceful diplomatic resolution to the conflict.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of NLMK company Vladimir Lisin (Photo: Reuters) Chairman of the Board of Directors of NLMK company Vladimir Lisin (Photo: Reuters)

Vladimir Lisin, a Russian billionaire, told employees at steelmaker NLMK that lost lives in Ukraine were a tragedy that was hard to justify, and called for a peaceful diplomatic resolution to the conflict.

Lisin, NLMK's chairman and main shareholder, said in a letter to staff that was posted on social networks by an employee that the company and its board of directors hoped that the conflict was resolved soon.

A spokesperson for the company confirmed the authenticity of the letter.

Published on: Mar 07, 2022, 10:00 PM IST
Posted by: Mohammad Haaris Beg, Mar 07, 2022, 9:58 PM IST