Press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov did not want to explain data about the claim "Naftogaz Ukraine" to the Russian assets in Crimea.
"This is a legal issues, respectively, to engage lawyers and advocates. From the Kremlin we do not wish in any way to explain It ", – quotes its words news Agency.
first Wednesday of the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" and its subsidiaries have started arbitration proceedings against Russia in the Crimea assets of $ 2, 6 billion dollars. Before joining of Crimea to Russia Naftogaz owned Chernomorneftegaz, supplying with gas the inhabitants of the Peninsula. However, after the referendum on the reunification of the Crimea with Russia on the Peninsula of the assets of Chernomorneftegaz and Ukrtransgaz (owns the gas transmission network) by the decision of the local Parliament were nationalized and submitted to the Charter capital of the new organization – the Crimean Republican enterprise Chernomorneftegaz. Now Chernomorneftegaz operates hydrocarbon deposits on the shelf of the Black and Azov seas and on the land part of the Crimean Peninsula. In addition, the company provides natural gas transportation via the system of trunk pipelines and storage Glebovsky in underground storage in the Peninsula. Remember, March 16, 2014 in Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more 96% of participants who were in favour of joining region in Russia. March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, and also the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district. At the end of July 2016, Russian President Putin signed a decree that transformed the southern Federal district Crimean Federal district the southern Federal district.