During the shelling of Mykolaiv, the owner of the largest grain trading company “Nibulon” Oleksiy Vadaturskyi and his wife were killed

Sofiia Telishevska

Oleksiy Vadaturskyi, the Hero of Ukraine and the owner of the largest grain trading company "Nibulon", died during the mass shelling of Mykolaiv that night. The wife of businessman Raisa Vadaturska also died.

This was announced by the head of Mykolayiv oblast military administration Vitaly Kim.

"Oleksii Opanasovych did a lot for the Mykolaiv Oblast, a lot for Ukraine. "His contribution to the development of the agricultural and shipbuilding industry, the development of the region, is invaluable," Kim wrote.

According to Forbes, the missile hit Vadaturskyiʼs house.

In 2021, Forbes estimated the businessmanʼs fortune at $430 million, Vadatursky took 24th place in the ranking of the hundred richest people of Ukraine.

  • On the night of July 31, Mykolaiv was subjected to massive shelling. After 01:00 and in the morning, around 05:00. The shelling damaged a hotel, a sports complex, two educational institutions, and a service station, and also affected residential buildings.
  • Where the Russian shells fell, several fires broke out — a two-story building, an annex to a residential building, two garages and two outbuildings caught fire.