TOKYO, July 26. /Basereporter.com/. The South Korean company Shinil Group, which last week announced the discovery of the cruiser “Dmitry Donskoy” at the bottom of the sea of Japan, may not prove that Board is gold worth 150 trillion Korean won ($130 billion). On Thursday Reuters reported.
“It was reported that on Board the “don” is 200 tons of gold, but at the current price of precious metals would still amount to only 10 trillion won (about $9 billion – approx. Basereporter.com). We apologize to the public for incorrect statements”, – quotes Agency of the representative of the company. At the same time, notes Reuters, Shinil Group has not provided any evidence that on Board the “Dmitry Donskoy” is generally gold, and admitted that at the moment can not confirm the statements made previously.
Financial regulators in South Korea have already begun inspecting the activities of the company, suspecting her of fraud of stock exchange quotations. After the announcement of the discovery of the “Dmitry Donskoy” with supposedly huge weight of the gold stock of the Corporation soared by 139%. “The circumstances raise suspicion that the company targeted was trying to manipulate the price of their shares”, – quotes Agency the words of the South Korean official.
“Dmitry Donskoy”, launched in 1883, took part in the battle of Tsushima. Despite numerous injuries, the ship was fighting to the last. After a lost battle cruiser went to Vladivostok, but it caught the Japanese ships pursuing the remnants of the Russian fleet. Not wanting to give up, may 29, 1905, the crew of the cruiser decided to flood the ship.
Naval battle of Tsushima on 27-28 may 1905 – one of the Central problems in the Russo-Japanese war. The heavy defeat of the Russian squadron in the battle from the Japanese fleet largely influenced the final outcome of the war.