“Gas truce” between Russia and Ukraine, which became a condition of signing of the agreement on the transit of Russian natural gas through Ukrainian territory was short. “Naftogaz of Ukraine” and was preparing for new actions. Filing lawsuits is scheduled in late 2020 or 2021, said the Executive Director of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Yuriy Vitrenko.
the Lawsuits in the international Tribunal at the Permanent court of Arbitration in the Hague “Naftogaz” will be served due to the loss of use of the Crimean assets. The amount of the claim – about $ 5 billion, but with interest, says Vitrenko, it is possible to count and more than $ 7 billion. The decision of the Tribunal, the head of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” waiting for the end of 2020 or in 2021, reports TASS.
Lawsuits against Russia “Naftogaz” has already been filed in September 2017. The company called its losses in the Crimea. That production assets of the company “Chernomorneftegaz”, gas in underground storage in the Crimea, as well as the assets of other subsidiaries of “Naftogaz”.
On the protection of investments in the Crimea had filed eight Ukrainian companies. In addition to “Naftogaz” has made it Privat, billionaire Igor Kolomoisky “Ukrnafta”, Asadabad, “Everest”, “Stable” and “Luksor”.
Crimea became part of Russia following a referendum held in February 2014 on the Crimean Peninsula and in Sevastopol. The agreement on the accession of two new constituent entities of the Federation the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed on March 18, 2014.