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Zakharin's influence in LM grows with Velmers' 'blessing'

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With the blessing from Liepājas metalurgs insolvency administrator Haralds Velmers, a former owner of LM Sergei Zakharin and lawyer Haralds Kalis was given a post in the Council of Liepājas osta LM.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUAccording to Lursoft database, changes to the management of Liepājas osta LM were administered January 7, 2014. Peteris Iesalnieks remains in his post, but Aleksandr Valum and Olafs Vitols have lost their posts in the company. Gatis Svetiņš has been appointed to replace them, Pietiek reports.

Inese Odiņa-Laizane has been appointed the Chairperson of the Council, Martiņš Berkis-Bergs is her deputy. Kaspars Kulbergs and Haralds Kalis have been appointed as members of the Council. Only the LM insolvency administrator Haralds Velmers has the right to make decisions regarding replacement of officials.

It is known that Kalis is directly related to defending the interests of Mr Zakharin. This leads to the only conclusion that Zakharin and Velmers, who is often called the representative of the so-called Antonias Street gang, are planning to gradually take over Liepājas osta LM. This company is considered one of the most valuable assets of LM.

Lawyers of the Zakharin family – Ainars and Gundega Kreiči. Lawyer and insolvency administrator Ainars Kreičs is a member of LM Council, while Gundega Kreičs, who is also a lawyer for Zakharin’s wife, is the daughter of Chief Accountant of Liepājas osta LM Rita Gaiļuma.

Kalis has declined to answer any of the questions regarding his appointment to the Council of Liepājas osta LM. When asked as to who exactly appointed him to this post and what was the reason for this, Kalis only replied that it complies with all regulations of the Law on Commerce.

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