Kiev has arrested all Ukrainian assets of Gazprom

Киев арестовал все украинские активы Газпрома

The Ministry of justice intends to force Russia to pay a penny to all debts which are today, as well as to recover won in the Stockholm arbitration 4.63 billion dollars.

All of the assets of Russia’s Gazprom, which were on the territory of Ukraine is confiscated in favor of the state budget. On Tuesday, March 20, said the Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko, reports UKRINFORM.

He noted that the seized more than 100 million hryvnia. Plans to collect six billion dollars.

“I can say that the Ministry of justice will punish Gazprom has just six billion dollars to the Ukrainian court decision on the penalty in favor of the budget at the initiative of the Antimonopoly Committee. We already recovered part of the money that they had from Gazprom on the territory of Ukraine, was described arrested and charged to the state budget. It’s more than 100 million UAH, which is already in the Ukrainian budget”, – said Petrenko.

The Ministry of justice will collaborate with colleagues at other solutions in order to force Russia to pay a penny to all the debts that exist today. As the Minister said, “we are talking about 8.5 billion hryvnia.”

“There is a corresponding instruction of the Prime Minister Groisman, and we now have good prospects and good practices on implementation of these decisions not only in Ukraine but also in other countries with which Ukraine has relevant agreements,” – said the Minister of justice.

With regard to the decision of the Stockholm arbitration, which on 28 February ordered Gazprom to pay Naftogaz 4.63 billion dollars for failure to supply the agreed volumes of gas for transit, Petrenko has noticed that now Naftogaz of Ukraine has made appropriate arrangements for the launch of the process of collection of these funds.

Previously, Naftogaz claimed that Gazprom has deprived himself of the right to take or pay.

We will remind, on February 28, Naftogaz won Gasproma court of arbitration in Stockholm.


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