Naftogaz collects data for claims on assets in Crimea

Naftogaz collects data for claims on assets in Crimea


The information collected will be used for appropriate messages on judicial compensation and, where possible, the return of assets that Naftogaz lost in the Black sea, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.

KYIV, 22 Oct. Company “Naftogaz of Ukraine” is to collect information that will be used for the filing of lawsuits for damages from loss of assets in Crimea, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.

“There are certain processes of information gathering, the Ministry of justice on their part makes General claims of Ukraine to Russia (by assets oil and gas industry in Crimea — ed.), there are claims of “Naftogaz” by “Chernomorneftegaz”, accordingly, “Naftogaz” also has a program of information gathering, it will be used for relevant messages on judicial compensation and, where possible, the return of assets that Naftogaz lost in the Black sea”, — said demchyshyn at a press conference on Thursday.

He added that about six months ago, the Ukrainian government adopted a decision to allow “Naftogaz” to select lawyers to protect the interests of “Naftogaz” in the courts in the Crimea.