Minister: With the property of Gazprom will seek to 171 billion

Министр: С имущества Газпрома взыщут 171 млрд

The Minister of justice Pavel Petrenko

The economic court of Kiev satisfied the petition of the AMC and the Executive service of the Ministry of justice.

The economic court of Kiev changed the way of execution of court decisions on the recovery of Russia’s Gazprom a fine of $ 171 billion, to include foreclosure on all property of the debtor.

This was announced by the Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko.

“The economic court of Kyiv satisfied the petition of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine and Executive service of the Ministry of justice and changed the method of execution of the judgment on the penalty Gazprom penalty in 171 billion. Simply put, if still it was possible to recover only the funds of Gazprom, located in the banks, but now the penalty applies to all assets of the debtor,” wrote Petrenko on his page on Facebook, calling the decision of the court “Peremoga”.

The Minister added that in accordance with the procedures of this court decision must be published in a few days.

As reported Корреспондент.netin January 2016, the AMCU has fined Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of transit of natural gas Ukraine.

Gazprom appealed the Committee’s decision, but the court returned the claim without consideration. The courts of all instances, including the Supreme court of Ukraine refused Gazprom’s complaint on recognizing the return of the illegal.

And on October 31 it became known that the AMC has twice increased the amount of the fine imposed on Gazprom to almost $ 172 billion, demanding more and a penalty for late payment of the fine.