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    Decisions of Arbitration in The Hague on Ukrainian assets in Crimea mandatory for Russia – lawyer
    Mar15

    Decisions of Arbitration in The Hague on Ukrainian assets in Crimea mandatory for Russia – lawyer

    The decisions of the Arbitration Tribunal in The Hague of February 24 on the protection of Ukrainian assets in annexed Crimea in the case of Airport Belbek and Igor Kolomoysky vs the Russian Federation, as well as in the case of PJSC CB PrivatBank and Finance Company Finilon vs the Russian Federation, are mandatory for Russia. ”Russia will no...

    Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations
    Mar15

    Member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe calls occupied Crimea ”historical part of Russia”: Ukraine embassy seeks explanations

    The Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland expects explanations from a member of the UK House of Lords Richard Balfe (Conservative Party), regarding his statement claiming Crimea is a historic part of Russia. The diplomatic mission took into consideration Balfe`s statement in an interview with the Russian...

    Ukraine`s fight against fake news goes global – Politico
    Mar13

    Ukraine`s fight against fake news goes global – Politico

    As ”little green men” invaded Crimea in the spring of 2014, while Russian media went into overdrive, smearing Ukraine`s Euro-Revolution as a ”fascist coup d`etat,” a group of Ukrainian professors and students struck back launching StopFake.org, the first site to directly tackle and refute Russian propaganda, according to Politico. Now that the...

    EU prolongs sanctions over Crimea crisis for another 6 months
    Mar13

    EU prolongs sanctions over Crimea crisis for another 6 months

    On March 13, 2017, the EU Council prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until September 15, 2017. The measures consist of asset freezes and travel bans, the European Council said in a press release. The assessment of...

    Arbitration in The Hague to hand down rulings in another 2 claims of Ukraine businesses against Russia over Crimea annexation
    Mar11

    Arbitration in The Hague to hand down rulings in another 2 claims of Ukraine businesses against Russia over Crimea annexation

    Two more cases are also expected to reach a jurisdictional ruling soon, lodged with the Arbitration Tribunal in The Hague against Russia by Ukrainian oil companies Ukrnafta and Stabil over seized petrol stations in Crimea, according to Global Arbitration Review. A hearing in those cases took place at roughly the same time as the one in the...

    Arbitrators rule Russia obliged under BIT to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea following annexation
    Mar10

    Arbitrators rule Russia obliged under BIT to protect Ukrainian investors in Crimea following annexation

    In a pair of rulings rendered on February 24, 2017 by identically-constituted tribunals hearing parallel claims against the Russian Federation, certain key jurisdictional objections have been dismissed, according to IAReporter. In particular, arbitrators have accepted the principle that Russia could be liable under the Ukraine-Russia BIT for the...

    Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May
    Mar09

    Hearings on Ukraine vs. Russia case in Hague over, ruling expected before May

    Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, agent of Ukraine Olena Zerkal has announced that the UN International Court of Justice in The Hague has completed hearings on Ukraine`s case against Russia; a court ruling is expected by the end of April, according to an UNIAN correspondent. ”We`re looking forward to a court ruling, and I hope it will...

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia
    Mar08

    International Court of Justice hearing: Ukraine`s rep cites arguments in favor of imposing provisional measures against Russia

    Representative of Ukraine in the International Court of Justice in The Hague Dr. Harold Hongju Koh accused Russia`s agent of distorting facts and regulations, and urged the Court to urgently introduce provisional measures against the Russian Federation, an UNIAN correspondent reports. Dr Koh said the ICJ was faced with a tragic situation...

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist
    Mar08

    EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine next week – journalist

    The European Union will extend sanctions next week due to Russia`s threat to the territorial integrity of Ukraine, according to RFE/RL correspondent in Brussels Rikard Jozwiak. ”EU will next week extend sanctions on 150 people and 37 entities from Ukraine and Russia who have threatened the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” Jozwiak wrote on...

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”
    Mar08

    3rd day of ICJ hearings in The Hague: Ukraine comments on Russia`s ”arguments”

    The International Court of Justice in The Hague is holding the third day of hearings in a Ukraine vs Russia case, where Kyiv insists on introducing provisional measures against the Russian Federation. Today, Ukraine will express its objections to the arguments submitted by Russian agents yesterday, March 7, according to an UNIAN correspondent in...

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