Contents tagged with lawsuit

  • Ukraine includes Kerch Bridge in international suit against Russia

    In its suit against Russia, Ukraine will add a claim about violating the Convention on the Law of the Sea with regard to illegal construction of the bridge across the Kerch Strait by Russia, as stated by the speaker of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Mariana Betsa, reported Interfax-Ukraine.

    “This in no way changes the status of the Crimea as an integral part of the territory of Ukraine, which is temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation. Of course, this issue of the Kerch …

  • Court of Arbitration in The Hague considers lawsuit filed by Naftogaz against Russia on Crimean assets

    The International Court of Arbitration in The Hague (the Permanent Court of Arbitration) began consideration of the lawsuit of Naftogaz of Ukraine against the Russian Federation over compensation for assets lost as a result of the annexation of the Crimea.

    Information about the case under consideration was reported on the arbitration website, according to Oil News.

    Naftogaz, like other Ukrainian companies, is appealing to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and …

  • Ukrainian Naftogaz to increase its claim against Gazprom by $5 billion

    Naftogaz of Ukraine intends to increase the amount of claim in a lawsuit against Russian Gazprom over natural gas transit costs by $5 billion, as indicated by their Commercial Director Yuri Vitrenko on Ukrainian Channel 5.

    “We are seeking a judgement in our favor regarding the transit contract. We are claiming more than $13 billion, and we will sue for an additional $5 billion as well,” Vitrenko promised, noting that Gazprom's claims amount to $7 billion. “We expect that we will receive fair …

  • Ukraine will sue Russia over Kerch Strait bridge to Crimea

    Russia’s introduction of shipping restrictions through the Kerch Strait in connection with the construction of a bridge will lead to losses for Ukrainian ports and will be challenged in court, stated Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Yuriy Lavrenyuk, as reported by Interfax-Ukraine.

    “The Ministry of Justice, within the framework of the existing lawsuits against Russia, has singled out the problem of the blocking of the Kerch Strait and imposition of restrictions on navigation. Now …

  • Ukraine prepares lawsuit against Russia for murder of 17 year-old Ukrainian by separatist commander

    The Ukrainian government intends to file a lawsuit against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in connection with the murder of 17 year-old Stepan Chubenko, goalkeeper for the Avanhard Kramatorsk football club, in June 2014.

    A statement to this effect was made by Deputy Prosecutor General Yevgeny Enin on Facebook, in a comment regarding Russia’s release of Vadim Pogodin, one of the murderers and commander of the illegal armed group “Kerch”.

    “The Prosecutor General’s Office of …

  • 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- …