Russia's second-largest oil firm has called for an end to the conflict in Ukraine.
“The Board of Directors of LUKOIL expresses herewith its deepest concerns about the tragic events in Ukraine," the firm said in a statement.
"Calling for the soonest termination of the armed conflict, we express our sincere empathy for all victims, who are affected by this tragedy. We strongly support a lasting ceasefire and a settlement of problems through serious negotiations and diplomacy."
Lukoil is majority owned by Vagit Alekperov, and his deputy, Leonid Fedun, according to Reuters.