The head and the largest shareholder of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin have proposed that the shareholder agreement with RUSAL Crispian and to refuse payment of dividends in the year 2020, reports “Interfax”. The representative of the investment group of Mr Potanin’s Interros confirmed to Reuters proposal not to pay dividends. Shares of “Norilsk Nickel” against this background, accelerated the decline of Masuria.What happened at the end of may leak fuel in Norilsk can have a significant impact on the financial performance of the company, said Vladimir Potanin. “The decision to reduce payments will enable shareholders to show solidarity with the company,”— said the head of “Norilsk Nickel”, “Interfax”.Shares of “Norilsk Nickel” to 11:05 fell by 3.9% to 19,456 thousand RUB This is the lowest since the end of April.In April, the Board of Directors of “Norilsk Nickel” recommended to pay dividends for the year 2019 for a total of $4.8 billion At the same time Vladimir Potanin, proposed to the shareholders to defer payment to a later date in connection with the crisis over pandemic coronavirus, “in order not to annoy people.”Recall, may 29, at TPP-3 (owned by Norilsk-Taimyr energy company which manages energy assets of Norilsk Nickel in the Krasnoyarsk region) accident with a spill of diesel fuel, which was declared a disaster at the Federal level. Vladimir Potanin called an unexpected accident. As a result of 6 thousand tons of fuel leaked into the ground, about 15 thousand tons in ponds. Norilsk Nickel estimated the cost of liquidation of consequences of the accident at 10 billion rubles and promised to remove them at his own expense. The TFR is investigating several criminal cases. Arrested the leaders of the CHP-3, the mayor of Norilsk charged with negligence. In the “Norilsk Nickel” called the detention of their managers unjustifiably harsh measure.Read more about the obligations of the company in connection with the disaster — in the material “Kommersant” “”Norilsk Nickel” takes a accident on myself.”