"Naftogaz of Ukraine" and its subsidiaries have started arbitration proceedings against Russia in the Crimea assets of $ 2, 6 billion dollars, said the press service of the organization.
"the first day of the week, 17 October 2016, the NJSC" Naftogaz of Ukraine "and its six subsidiaries have started arbitration proceedings against Russia for compensation of damages related to unlawful seizure of the Russian Federation of the group's assets in Crimea… Naftogaz preliminary estimates losses of the group in 2, 6 billion dollars," – reported in the report on the Internet representation of the organization.
the story is about the assets of Naftogaz, Chornomornaftogaz, Ukrtransgaz, "of likvo" of the subsidiary, Ukrtransnafta and the " Gas of Ukraine ". The lawsuit was filed Under the bilateral investment Treaty between Russia and Ukraine, said the NAC. 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.