Moscow. July 15. INTERFAX.RU the Situation that unfolded in Russia, with possible supply of turbines manufactured by Siemens in the Crimea to bypass sanctions regime between the EU and the Russian Federation, damages the trust of foreign investors to the Russian partners.
“Such actions by the Russian partners badly undermined the trust in economic relations, in the conclusion and implementation of contracts, that sends a negative signal to foreign investors”, – said “Interfax” a European diplomatic source in Moscow.
As reported, the Siemens turbine was delivered to power plant construction in Taman. Then the customer – “Technopromexport” – put it on sale, but to no avail. Then the sources reported that two of them were delivered in the Crimea.
The Russian company Technopromexport, which builds stations in the Crimea, July 6 issued a statement that he had purchased four sets of gas turbines for the Crimean power plants on the secondary market. However, she has upgraded these units at Russian factories using engineering companies from the Russian Federation. Since the project was originally laid down certain technical solutions, acquired installation had to lead to the conditions and requirements of the project had been envisaged initially.
July 11, Siemens filed a lawsuit against “Technopromexport” in the Moscow Arbitration court.