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French courts caught up in Yukos vs. Russia assets fight

French courts caught up in Yukos vs. Russia assets fight

PARIS (AP) — The fight between Russia’s government and magnate Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s dismantled Yukos oil company has spread to courtrooms across Europe — and even into space. France has seen multiple court cases in recent months that had entangled rocket and satellite builders and others, in Yukos’ efforts to recover money it says the Kremlin unfairly appropriated. Former Yukos shareholders ...

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Rosneft says it settled dispute with dismantled oil firm

MOSCOW — Rosneft says it has settled a long-standing dispute with now-defunct oil company Yukos, whose owner spent 10 years in a Russian prison. Yukos was dismantled in 2003 and sold in pieces through shady intermediaries to Rosneft, making it Russia’s largest oil company. Yukos’ owner, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, spent 10 years in prison on tax evasion charges before he was ...

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European court rules Russia must pay Yukos shareholders 1.9 billion euros

Megan Davies, Vladimir Soldatkin, and Gilbert Reilhac | Reuters  MOSCOW/STRASBOURG – Europe’s top human rights court awarded shareholders in Yukos 1.9 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in damages on Thursday, a new blow to Russia days after some of the former oil company’s shareholders won $50 billion in The Hague. The Strasbourg-based court found that Russia had failed to “strike a ...

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Russia ordered to pay another $2.5 bln for Yukos

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PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay out another 1.9 billion euros ($2.5 billion) to a group of shareholders of Yukos, the oil company the government dismantled over a decade ago. The decision follows a ruling Monday by an international court ordering Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government to pay a colossal $50 ...

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Energy News Roundup: $50 bn Yukos settlement, battery tech breakthrough and bulls flee natural gas

Jared Anderson | Breaking Energy Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former Yukos oil company chairman who was charged with embezzlement and tax evasion, speaks to the media at his first press conference since his release from a Russian prison two days before on December 22, 2013 in Berlin, Germany A European court ruled former Russian oil company Yukos’ shareholders are entitled to ...

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