In 2017, the authorities of the Crimea will put on auction the nationalized patrol filling stations, previously owned by the Ukrainian oligarch, Ihor Kolomoiskyi, Interfax news agency reports on Friday.
The starting price of the lot is 650 million rubles ($10,7 million), the regional Minister of Property and Land Relations, Anna Anyukhina said at a press conference in Simferopol.
“The final decision is made – the patrol filling stations are put for sale. They are already registered under to Distribution Directorate of the Republic of Crimea, a special agency in charge of alienation of property. I think that in the first and second quarters of 2017, the petrol station will be put on auction with the starting price amounting to approximately 650 million rubles,” announced Anna Anyukhina.
According to unofficial data, only in the Crimea about 40 petrol filling stations had been operating under the brand Ihor Kolomoiskyi, before they were nationalized.