The head of Ukraine's largest importer of coldwater shrimp said Friday night that the company has been brought to a complete standstill as the Russian army continued its push into the capital city of Kiev.

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Nitesh Pal, director at the Ukrainian subsidiary of Denmark-based Polar Seafood, said from his home in Kiev Friday night: "Get the message out to stop Putin," Pal told IntraFish via LinkedIn message at just before 8:00 pm CET.