Ukraine has decided to sell Russian assets in Crimea


Yuri Licenciado: Grigoriy Vasilenko / RIA Novosti

The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko said that the authorities intend to sell the nationalized Russia’s oil rigs in the waters of Crimea. On Friday, February 2, “Interfax-Ukraine”.

“We have a decision on the imposition of arrest and transfer to the Agency for investigation and management of seized assets of two drilling rigs. Of course, they are now in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea. However, this does not prevent legally sell them to anyone wanting a subject,” — said Lutsenko.

He noted that the new owner can start legal proceedings with Russia on the return of the towers in the property, or to demand compensation from Russia for “illegal nationalization of property”. According to Lutsenko, such precedents in world judicial practice has been, and Ukraine is ready to repeat this way.

The Ukrainian side has contested the nationalization of Russian assets of the company “Chernomorneftegaz” after the annexation of Crimea. It, apparently, talking about oil rigs “Independence” and “Peter Godovanets” production of Singapore, in 2011-2012 the Ukrainian company bought them for $ 800 million.

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