The Chairman of the Board of the Ukrainian company «Naftogaz» Andrew KOBOLEV said about the real collecting with «Gazprom» two billion dollars. He noted that while 45% of the compensation that was awarded to a Ukrainian company by the Stockholm arbitration in 2018.
«This part of the win we recorded and paid the appropriate taxes and dividends. Thus, this amount almost entirely came to the state budget of Ukraine», — said Kobolyev in an interview with LIGA.net. According to the businessman, Ukraine is now busy trying to recover the remaining sum, which with interest up to three billion dollars, writes RIA «Novosti».
KOBOLEV said that if «Gazprom» will not return the amount designated by the court, the Ukrainian company will seek permission of the local courts on the sale of assets of the Russian company.
The Stockholm arbitration has passed the decision on disputes of «Naftogaz» and «Gazprom» in December 2017 and February 2018. The dispute concerned a contract for the supply and transit of fuel, reminiscent of the TV channel 360. Contracts between Russia and Ukraine on gas supply and transit expire at the end of December 2019. Moscow offered to waive mutual claims in international arbitration, however, in Kiev claim that the claim to «Gazprom» remain at $ 22 billion.