Contents tagged with The Hague

  • Media: Putin's daughter sold her penthouse in the Netherlands

    According to the local edition Quote, Maria Putin’s Hague residence has been put up for sale. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s daughter lived with her husband Jorrit Faassen in the penthouse situated in the suburb of The Hague in the city of Voorschoten.

    According to the real estate site, which published photos of the apartment, the cost of the penthouse is about 2.9 million euros. The living space appears unreinforced and uninhabited, but it is partly furnished.

    Putin's daughter, according …

  • More details on Ukraine's lawsuit against Russia have become available

    On January 16, Ukraine filed a lawsuit in the International Court of Justice in The Hague accusing Russia of terrorism and discrimination in connection with its aggression against Ukraine. 

    Deputy Foreign Minister for the European Integration Olena Zerkal reported that Ukraine's interests in the lawsuit will be represented by the international law firm Covington and Burling LLP. Legal fees will be paid from the state budget; the amount of payment will depend on the scope of work such as the …

  • Naftogaz warns about a possible rise in price of gas transit by $4 billion per year

    Gazprom’s price for the transit of Russian gas through Ukraine may grow by 4 billion dollars a year should Ukraine succeed in the Stockholm arbitration, and be granted the amendment to the contract with Gazprom to adhere to European norms, as was posted on Facebook by the Commercial Director of Naftogaz of Ukraine, Yuriy Vitrenko, on November 19th.

    Reiterating Ukraine’s position prior to the hearings in Stockholm which were scheduled for November 21st, Vitrenko also indicated that Gazprom will …

  • Roscosmos requires payment of funds frozen by France in the Yukos case

    The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities refuses to supply Soyuz carrier rockets to the French company Arianespace because of non-payment of 300 million euros. These assets have been blocked by a French court in connection with the Yukos case, the French edition of Les Echos wrote on Friday, October 28th.

    "We do not get money from Arianespace for our work. No money, no product. We cannot work for free," Les Echos stated, quoting the press service of Roscosmos. The said amount was …

  • Ukraine to file complaint to The Hague against Russia for use of Crimean shelf

    Ukraine will file a complaint against Russia to the international Court of Justice for mining gas in the annexed Crimean shelf, said Minister of Justice Pavlo Petrenko during a speech in Parliament.

    According to the Minister, pretrial work is now ongoing in order to identify violations by the Russian Federation of international conventions for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

    “Russia cannot …

  • The Hague begins examining report on Russian war crimes in the Donbas

    The International Criminal Court in The Hague has begun to examine a report on war crimes committed by Russia in eastern Ukraine, according to the document’s coauthor and Deputy of the Polish Sejm, Małgorzata Gosiewska, Interfax-Ukraine reported.

    The report entitled "Russian Crimes in the East of Ukraine" accuses Aleksandr Zakharchenko, Igor Strelkov, and others of committing war crimes in the Donbas.

    "Our information showed the involvement of Russian soldiers in the conflict using heavy …