Kiev arrested belong to «Gazprom» shares of the Ukrainian «Gaztranzit»

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotomontaggi company Gazprom. Archival photoKiev arrested belong to «Gazprom» shares of the Ukrainian «Gaztranzit»© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The Ukrainian justice Ministry has sent «Gazprom» the decision on arrest of actions of company «Gaztranzit», which belongs to the holding, in an antitrust case, said in a report according to IFRS for the first quarter of 2016.

It is noted that the company received the decision on may 12 through the representative office in Kiev. It also shows about opening of enforcement proceedings on 394,6 billion.

«The group’s management decided on the accrual of liabilities carrying amount of shares of JSC «Gaztranzit»», — the report says. The amount of liabilities included in the total figure payable, accrued liabilities and reserves of forthcoming expenses and payments, which at March 31 was $ 921,4 billion. The investments of «Gazprom» in «Gaztranzit» amounted to 232 million rubles.

Was in Kiev private joint-stock company «Gaztranzit» — affiliated with «Gazprom» face. The Russian gas holding owns 40% of the company.

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine in 2015, wrote «Gazprom» the penalty for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of transit of gas during 2009-2015 in $ 86,86 billion hryvnia ($3.2 billion). «Gazprom» expressed surprise at this decision, as it does not conduct entrepreneurial activities on the territory of Ukraine by passing the gas to «Naftogaz».

However, the attempts of «Gazprom» to achieve cancellation of this decision in the Ukrainian courts is not successful, the AMC last fall filed a lawsuit in the Economic court of Kiev on the forced recovery from the company the entire amount of penalty and interest on the same amount for late payments. The court granted the petition in December last year. «Gazprom» has filed an appeal against this decision, which was also rejected.

Kiev arrested belong to «Gazprom» shares of the Ukrainian «Gaztranzit»As far as Europe is dependent on Russian gas