The court confirmed that “Gazprom” Ukraine needs us $ 6.5 billion

Kyiv economic court of appeal upheld the decision of Economic court of Kiev from December 5, 2016. The decision was read out by the presiding judge Carolina Tarasenko, transfer “Ukrainian news”.

Thus, it remains in force, the obligation of Gazprom to pay the fine and penalty imposed by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU), in a total amount of 172 billion hryvnia (about $ 6.4 billion at current exchange rates) for abuse of a monopoly position in the market of natural gas transit through Ukraine.

“Gazprom” has the right to appeal this decision in the Supreme economic court of Ukraine.

In the course of the appeal, the judicial Board has refused “to Gazprom” in the appointment of judicial-economic examination.

We will remind, “Gazprom” expects the decision of the Stockholm arbitration on the dispute with Naftogaz. To pay a fine to the decision of arbitration of the Russian company refuses.