This was announced today by bank's chairman Andrii Pyshnyi at a press conference in Kyiv, Censor.NET reports citing RBK-Ukraine.
"I think this amount will exceed $1 billion," Pyshnyi said.
According to him, preparation of legal arbitration will take 2-4 years, because it is a complicated and time-consuming procedure. "This is an unprecedented process," the chairman stated.
He also added that bank's lawyers are actively engaged in the preparation of the claim.