Contents tagged with lawsuit

  • Siemens files lawsuit over the shipment of its turbines to Crimea

    The Siemens concern filed a lawsuit at the Moscow Arbitration Court regarding the shipment of its gas turbines to Crimea. The case file makes it apparent that the respondents in the case initiated on July 10 will be the companies Technopromexport PLC, Technopromexport LLC, and Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies LLC.

    “A lawsuit has been filed. As we announced earlier in the statement, it will be directed against those  who bear responsibility for this, and specifically against the management of …

  • Poroshenko: Stockholm arbitration tribunal’s decision on the lawsuit of Naftogaz vs. Gazprom was a 'convincing victory'

    President Petro Poroshenko considers the decision of the arbitral tribunal under the auspices of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce a victory in the lawsuit of Naftogaz Ukrainy against the Russian Gazprom under the gas supply contract. This was reported on the president's website.

    "Our joint effort, made by NATO and legal representatives and the Foreign Ministry team, which also helped us a lot, together with the position of the President’s administration and the …

  • Ukraine will appeal the decision on 'Yanukovych’s debt' on June 10

    On June 10, the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine will appeal the High Court of London’s decision on the Russian Federation’s suit against Ukraine regarding Eurobonds worth $3 billion.

    This was announced to journalists by Ukrainian Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    Danylyuk specified that this date corresponded with what had been previously planned and added that it might only be pushed back for one day at the most.

    On March 29, the High Court of London considered …

  • 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.

    “ …