The Oktyabrskaya district prosecutor's office in Lipetsk (Russia) has fined the Lipetsk confectionery factory, which is part of the Roshen corporation, RUB 20,000. The district prosecutor's office announced this in a statement, Ukrainian News reports. According to the statement, the district prosecutor's office inspected the factory for compliance with safety regulations jointly with the Federal Environmental, Technological, and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostekhnadzor). The statement said that the inspection uncovered several violations at the factory. As Ukrainian News reported, the Lipetsk confectionery factory paid RUB 181 million and a fine to the Russian tax authorities in July. The Lipetsk confectionery factory reduced production of confectionery goods by 40,727 tons or 44.64% to 50,503 tons in 2015. The confectionery factory reported a loss of RUB 62.7 million for 2015, when its revenues reduced by RUB 505.231 million or 25% to RUB 1.527 billion compared with 2014. The Roshen corporation owns the Kyiv, and Kremenchuk confectioneries, two confectioneries in Vinnytsia, and the Mariupol confectionery (which its shareholders decided to liquidate in April 2015). The corporation also owns the Lipetsk-based Likonf confectionery factory (Russia), the UAB Roshen confectionery factory (Klaipeda, Lithuania), and the Bonbonetti Choco factory (Hungary). Roshen is a subsidiary of the Kyiv-based Ukrainian Industrial and Investment Group (Ukrprominvest).