Contents tagged with court

  • Iranian court ordered the United States to pay 245 million dollars to the victims of Saddam Hussein’s chemical attacks

    An Iranian court has ruled that the US administration should pay compensation in the amount of $245 million to victims of chemical attacks conducted by Saddam Hussein's forces during the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988, as reported by Fars agency.

    "Several people who were harmed during the chemical bombing have filed lawsuits and a court has issued decrees for 18 of them who have been harmed or died, and the court estimated their ransom," the representative of the judicial authorities, Mohseni Eje' …

  • Ukraine submits an appeal against decision on 'Yanukovych loan'

    On Friday, the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance submitted the necessary documents on behalf of the State of Ukraine to the English Court of Appeals to initiate an appeal against the decision of the High Court of London on the claim of the Russian Federation against Ukraine regarding Eurobonds for $3 billion.

    "Ukraine is confident in the arguments of the appeal and in winning at the Court of Appeal at the appropriate time. The hearing of the appeal is tentatively scheduled for the second half of …

  • Court in the Netherlands rules that Russia deliberately brought Yukos to bankruptcy

    A court in the Netherlands has ruled that Russia deliberately brought the oil company “Yukos” to bankruptcy by insisting that it pay large amounts of taxes.

    In 2004-2005, The Moscow Arbitration Court collected a total of more than 300 billion rubles of tax arrears for 2000-2004 from Yukos; in the summer of 2006, the oil company was declared bankrupt.

    As the Court of Appeals of Amsterdam decided, Dutch legislation does not allow for the recognition of the bankruptcy of the company Yukos in 2006 …

  • Rosneft calls decision of the EU Court on sanctions illegal

    In its press release, the largest Russian oil company, Rosneft, has said that the decision of the EU Court regarding sanctions against the company is illegal and politicized.

    The report notes that despite the fact that the European Union did not provide grounds for imposing sanctions during the process, the Court recognized their legality.

    "The court refused to admit that the EU sanctions were adopted, among other things, to achieve hidden goals, and are in fact a form of competitive …

  • Ukrainian General sentenced to 7 years in prison

    The Pavlohrad district court in the Dnipropetrovsk region sentenced General-Major Viktor Nazarov to 7 years imprisonment.

    The court also ordered compensation amounting to 500 000 hryvnia ($18,474 USD) for the victims’ relatives, to be paid by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

    The sentence, which was read during the court session on March 27, can be appealed for 30 days.

    Nazarov was tried for the Il-76 military airplane icident, which took place on June 14, 2014 at the Luhansk airport, …