Contents tagged with lawsuit

  • Ukraine versus Russia at the Hague: court agrees to take measures against Russia to protect minorities in the Crimea, but has not 'seen evidence of Russia financing terrorism in the Donbas'

    In January 2017, Ukraine initiated a lawsuit against Russia at the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague. Kyiv is accused Moscow of violating two UN conventions, namely the Terrorist Financing Convention and the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. On April 19, the court in the Hague published several rulings on this case. The verdict was read by presiding judge Ronny Abraham.

    Notably, the ICJ acknowledged its jurisdiction over Ukraine’s case against Russia. “The …

  • Google will pay Russia a $6.75 million fine following complaint by Yandex

    The Moscow Court has approved a settlement agreement between Google and the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of the Russian Federation, Deputy Head of the FAS Alexei Dotsenko told reporters. He confirms that Google will abandon exclusive pre-installation of its applications on Android mobile devices, and will not limit the pre-installation of third-party applications, in particular, to the home screen of the device.

    As part of the settlement agreement, Google will also pay an earlier- …

  • The Hague started to review Ukraine’s lawsuit against Russia

    On the 6th of March the International Court of Justice in the Hague held the first hearings in Ukraine’s lawsuit against Russia, which Kyiv filed in the middle of January 2017. Ukraine is accusing Russia of violating two conventions – the Terrorist Financing Convention and the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The hearings will take place between the 6th and the 9th of March. They have started with a presentation by the Ukrainian side.

    In the lawsuit, Ukraine claims that …

  • Naftogaz of Ukraine wants to join Poland's lawsuit against Gazprom’s access to OPAL

    NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine requested that the European Court of Justice allow them to join the case on appeal by Poland's PGNIG Supply & Trading against the decision of the European Commission to expand Gazprom’s access to the OPAL gas pipeline, according to the Naftogaz website which reads: “According to the statute of the European Court of Justice, a legal entity can enter the case if it is able to prove an interest in the outcome of this case.”

    In its request, Naftogaz specified the potential …

  • Kyiv is confident that it will win European Court of Human Rights case against Russia

    Kyiv is confident it will win the dispute with Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), as stated by the Ukrainian Commissioner for the EHCR, Ivan Lishchyna, channel ZIK reported.

    "In order to win, you need to work. And the interstate disputes team works almost around the clock. Our task is to win, and we will win in this dispute", he said.

    At the same time, Lishchyna stressed that the EHCR has no solutions regarding Ukraine's relationship with Russia in Eastern Ukraine. "The …

  • The International Tribunal on the Crimea will begin in the summer of 2017

    The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine for the European Integration, Olena Zerkal, stated that the International Tribunal on maritime law that will study issues related to the Crimea is expected to begin its work in the summer of 2017.

    “We have completed all the necessary pre-trial procedures. The fact that Russia agreed to create arbitration and tribunal, and to participate in the selection of arbitrators – all this give us hope for a more serious approach to its decision. We …

  • Ukraine is ready for negotiations on 'Yanukovych's debt'

    Ukraine is confident of its legal position in the court dispute with the Russian Federation in England regarding a $3 billion debt on Eurobonds; however, is still open to the possibility of a peaceful settlement of the dispute, if acceptable grounds are met. This was the report from the Ministry of Finance as told to Interfax-Ukraine when asked to comment on the statement regarding the postponement of the Russian-Ukrainian meeting on this issue that was expected to take place in Washington.

    “ …

  • Russia files new lawsuit against Ukrainian military leaders

    The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation reported that it has initiated two new criminal proceedings regarding military actions in the Donbas. The first case concerns genocide of the national group of Russian-speaking people from January to August 2016, the website of the Russian Investigative Committee said.

    The high military leadership of Ukraine, including the Minister of Defense, Stepan Poltorak, and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Viktor Muzhenko, are …

  • Ukrainian businessman's claims against Russia over lost assets in the Crimea reach Hague Arbitration Court

    The lawsuits brought by businessman Ihor Kolomoyskyi and PrivatBank, LLC, Belbek Airport, Ukrnafta and Stabil, LLC, against the Russian Federation to the International Court of Arbitration at The Hague, have reached the initial stage of hearings on issues of jurisdiction, the press service of the Court reports.

    According to the press service, hearings on jurisdictional issues for Ukrnafta and Stabil, LLC took place on 11 July, and on the 12-14th of July for Ihor Kolomoyskyi, PrivatBank and …

  • Ukraine's Oschadbank to sue Russia over lost assets in the Crimea

    Ukrainian Oschadbank aims to receive indemnification worth more than $1 billion from Russia for the assets in annexed Crimea, the bank’s press service reported.

    “On August 26 Oschadbank filed a lawsuit with all the evidence attached. The required compensation includes the cost of the loss of assets, the value of business losses, as well as interest rates that will be charged before the tribunal’s final decision and before the actual acceptance of the payment at the commercial rate determined …