Answering the question whether the purchase of an armored vehicle is connected with the threats, probably, from the immigrants from Russia, Kobolyev said: “I receive different threats all the time. We planned to enhance the security long ago. I can’t even say, which of the threats was the last”.
Earlier, this news agency reported that Naftogaz security service has increased the security measures to protect the company’s CEO Kobolyev. In particular, Cadillac Escalade car was bought for him. This car was purchased in June and registered for UTN-Bezpeka company (it is noted that it belongs to the state company UkrTransNafta).
According to the news agency, earlier, Kobolyev was using Toyota Highlander car.
As it was reported, Kobolyev’s house was fired at in November 2015 from a gunpoint