Crimea says to take ownership of Ukrainian state companies on its territory

by Reuters
Wednesday, 12 March 2014 11:08 GMT

MOSCOW, March 12 (Reuters) - Crimea will soon take ownership of Ukrainian state companies on its territory, the first deputy prime minister of the southern Ukrainian region said on Wednesday.

At a news conference broadcast on Russian television, Rustam Temirgaliev said: "In the coming days the transfer is being prepared ... for a series of assets, belonging to the Ukrainian state which are located on the territory of Crimea."

He named energy company Chornomornaftohaz and the state railway company.


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