The government was instructed to create a review mechanism of nationalization in Crimea


The Russian government has instructed the Cabinet of Ministers of the Crimea and Sevastopol government to develop a mechanism for the return of property which before the transfer to the regions belonged to individuals. It is reported by “Novaya Gazeta” with reference to the letter response, Deputy economic development Minister Evgeny Elin at the request of the Deputy of the state Duma Nikolay kolomeytsev. The MP confirmed “the New newspaper” the authenticity of the document.

We are talking about nationalized objects of consumer cooperation, clarifies the issue. “The letter really means is that questionable aspects of the nationalization will be to win back”, — told the “New” MP kolomeytsev.

In the letter, yellin stated that the relevant issue was discussed at the meeting of the Russian government, which instructed the authorities of Crimea and Sevastopol until June 10 of this year to develop “defining the procedure and criteria for making decisions about appeals of physical persons and legal entities in the return were in private ownership of property.”

According to the document, the decision was made “to eliminate violations of the rights of citizens and organizations located on the territory of the Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol”.

Chairman of the Board of Krimpotrebsoyuz Vladislav Stepanov, in turn, announced that the shareholders intend to use this letter in court. “Currently we have 35 processes. Mechanism of extra-judicial return of property the government of the Crimea has not yet developed, but we will certainly be glad if our property will return voluntarily,” he said.

After the Crimea became part of Russia in spring 2014 on the results of the referendum on the Peninsula, the region began the nationalization of property, which has affected dozens of objects. In particular, were nationalized pensions “energetic”, “Massandra”, “Kastropol” hotel “Crimea”, health complex “Aivazovsky”, which is included in assets of Industrial Union of Donbass” Ukrainian businessman Sergei Taruta, as well as all property of the businessman Igor Kolomoisky on the territory of Crimea.

In addition, the property of the Republic of Crimea in February 2015 was the Yalta film Studio. Between the regional authorities and the owners of the Studio from September 2014 continue the trial.

The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said nationalization is “a necessary measure”. He noted that forced, in particular, was the nationalization of strategic enterprises — “Krymenergo”, branch of “Ukrtelecom” and “Krymgaz”.

The New York Times has previously estimated the total value of nationalized ownership by Russia after the annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia to $1 billion.