The pipeline, which is expected to build from the Krasnodar territory in the Crimea, in the end will own the Peninsula, said Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak.
"in the end will own the subject of the Russian Federation - the Crimea ", - said Novak, answering the question of ownership of the gas pipeline, RIA " Novosti ". Before it was declared that the Russian Federation wants to January 2016 to complete the construction of the gas pipeline to Crimea via Russia, Krasnodar region, its capacity will amount to 2 billion cubic meters per year. The supplied gas is expected to apply for new gas-fired power plants, the construction of which is planned in the Republic to reduce dependence on energy supplies from Ukraine. Crimea currently is 70% dependent on the supply of electricity from Ukraine. The construction of the pipeline provided by the Federal target program for development of Crimea until 2020. The price of a new pipeline is determined at 20 billion rubles, of which 14, accounted for 3 billion of work on the laying of pipe on the bottom of the Kerch Strait and the Peninsula.