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Ihor Urbanskyy was a member of Ukraine’s parliament from 2006 to 2007 and the deputy minister of Transport and Communications between 2007 and 2009. His son, Aleksandr Urbanskyy, is a member of parliament aligned with President Petro Poroshenko.
Leaked Malta registry documents show Urbanskyy as director of two local firms, G.A. Shipping Co. Ltd. and South Pole Navigation Ltd. G.A. Shipping is listed as being owned by Kaalbye Group, a shipping company founded by Urbanskyy.
Urbanskyy did not respond to reporters’ requests for comment.