"Gazprom" has asked the Stockholm arbitration to collect the $ 29.2 billion Gas debt from Ukraine. (RBC). [GoogleTranslate].
"Gazprom" said the amount of claims to "Naftogaz Ukrainy", transmitted to the Stockholm arbitration is $ 29.2 billionThe total amount of claims against "Gazprom" to "Naftogaz Ukraine", is $ 29.2 billion, follows from the report "Gazprom" for the second quarter 2015. The document notes that the company has specified the total amount of their claims in a counter lawsuit, filed in the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm Chamber of Commerce June 12, 2015.
At the beginning of May 2015 it was reported that the total amount of the claims of "Gazprom" to "Naftogaz Ukraine" in the Stockholm arbitration is $ 23.837 billion. However, in late May, the head of "Gazprom" Alexei Miller said the company will send a new view arbitration with the requirement to recover from the "Naftogaz Ukraine" another $ 8.197 billion in accordance with the rule spelled out in the contract "take-or-pay" for 2014.
The total amount of debt, "Naftogaz of Ukraine" with the additional requirements of Miller appreciated then at $ 29.477 billion.
Oral hearings on the suit of "Gazprom" to "Naftogaz Ukraine" in the Stockholm arbitration scheduled for February and March 2016, a decision may be rendered by the arbitrators at the end of June 2016.
In the report "Gazprom" also reported that in June 2015 the company "Gazprom export" initiated in the same Stockholm arbitration proceedings against the company SC "Turkmengaz". "Daughter" of "Gazprom" requested arbitration to revise the price of the purchased from GC "Turkmengaz" natural gas. Hmmm.....Ukraine is totally broke, ready to default and has no gas reserves for coming Winter.....Any guess what will happen next?