OREANDA-NEWSThe Naftogaz company filed a response to a counterclaim from Russia on the amount of compensation for losses in the arbitration proceedings at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague for the loss of property in Crimea.

Naftogaz additionally substantiated its statement on the amount of compensation for losses caused by the illegal expropriation of Crimean assets of Naftogaz in 2014 - the amount of losses plus interest is estimated at approximately $ 8 billion, the company said on Monday on Twitter. Earlier, on February 10, the executive director of the company, Yuri Vitrenko, already announced this amount.

Earlier it was reported that Naftogaz announced the lawsuit won in the Hague arbitration against Russia in connection with the loss of the company's assets in the Crimea. This was announced during a briefing by the head of the company Andrey Kobolev. The broadcast of his speech was conducted on the official page of Naftogaz on Facebook.