Zoekresultaten voor 'russia'

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  1. Russia to pay USD50 billion in historic Yukos case - Dossier

    The Hague’s Permanent Arbitration Court sentenced Russia to pay the historically high amount of USD 50 billion to oil company Yukos shareholders on Monday 28 July. This sum represents a compensation for the breaking up and nationalisation of the company in 2005. Most of its assets had been transferred to majority...

  2. Abkhazia’s dependence on Russia questioned amid presidential elections - Dossier

    The breakaway region of Abkhazia has held early presidential elections on Sunday, August 24 th . Allegations of corruption and misrule had forced the former President Aleksandr Ankvab to resign in early June, consequently rescheduling the date of presidential elections from 2016 to August 2014. The election of a KGB...

  3. Ukraine: What about surrounding countries? - Dossier

    Political situation Ukraine President Yanukovich disappeared a few days ago after months of clashes between his government and the opposition. In order to stabilise the country an interim government needs to be formed before February 26, acting president Turchinov said . To this backdrop the presidential election...

  4. Freedom lecture with Zhanna Nemtsova - Dossier

    On 30 November De Balie in Amsterdam invited Zhanna Nemtsova, journalist at Deutsche Welle and daughter of Boris Nemtsov – a Russian liberal oppositional politician who was assassinated on 27 February 2015 – to give a freedom lecture. Nemtsova spoke about her father, propaganda in Russia and the Boris Nemtsov...

  5. Russia investigates legitimacy of Baltic States’ independence - Dossier

    The Russian chief prosecutor's office examined whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991. A source related to the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office, accepted an enquiry previously made by two members of the Russian Duma (parliament) - Anton Romanov, and...

  6. Fraud and pressure on independent observers during Russia’s regional elections - Dossier

    On Sunday September 13th nationwide regional elections were held in Russia in 84 of the 85 regions of the country, including the disputed region of Crimea. More than 189.000 candidates were eligible for election by 59 million voters in 10,700 different elections and 70 referendums were held in 10 regions. In 21...

  7. Fraud and pressure on independent observers during Russia’s regional elections - Dossier

    On Sunday September 13th nationwide regional elections were held in Russia in 84 of the 85 regions of the country, including the disputed region of Crimea. More than 189.000 candidates were eligible for election by 59 million voters in 10,700 different elections and 70 referendums were held in 10 regions. In 21...

  8. Serbia opposes EU in South Stream agreement with Russia - Dossier

    Serbia Prime minister’s two days visit to Russia on Monday and Tuesday was marked by negotiations about the South Stream gas pipeline project, which aims at transporting Russian natural gas to Southern and Central Europe countries through the Black Sea. It should also diversify delivery routes of Russian gas by...

  9. Crimean parliament votes to join Russia - Dossier

    The parliament of Ukraine’s southern region, Crimea, has voted unanimously in favor of joining Russia and declare Crimea to be part of Russia. The vote coincided with an announcement that a referendum on Crimea's status was being brought forward to March 16. The question to be put to voters will be whether their...

  10. Crimea to join Russia after referendum - Dossier

    Following a referendum on Sunday 16 March, Crimea declared itself an independent state on Monday 17 March. The newly formed Republic of Crimea formally applied to join the Russian Federation the same day. The West claims the referendum to be illegal and says it will impose new sanctions. In the Sunday 16 March...