The largest by assets Bank of Ukraine – PrivatBank, owned by Ukrainian businessman and former Governor of Dnepropetrovsk region Igor Kolomoisky, – initiates arbitration proceedings against Russia in connection with the loss of his property in Crimea, said a spokesman of the Bank Oleg Serga.
"We will initiate arbitration proceedings. The message is ready, there is a formation of the Arbitral Tribunal in the Hague ", – he said.
According to the press Secretary, the cost of the claim until not defined, now " independent experts conduct a damage assessment ". The date of claim as long as is also too early to say, he said, reports RIA " Novosti ". In addition, on Wednesday, the Ukrainian Sberbank has filed a lawsuit against Russia in the amount of about fifteen billion hryvnia (about 40 billion roubles), demanding damages for loss of Crimea. About it at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, said the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Ukrainian Prime Minister attempted to convince other public organizations of Ukraine to do the same. Remember, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum On the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On 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, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.