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#Kokorev: Judge’s decision on sentence and bail overruled

#Kokorev: Judge’s decision on sentence and bail overruled

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 27 September, the High Court of Las Palmas has overruled Judge’s Serrano decision to keep Yulia Kokorev in jail for another 2 years and decreased the bond required for Vladimir Kokorev’s (pictured, in wheelchair) release from 2 million euro to 600,000 euro. No judgement has been issued yet in regards to his son, Igor. The […]

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#PDM justice minister welcomes EU support for reforms

#PDM justice minister welcomes EU support for reforms

Moldova’s Justice Minister Vladimir Cebotari (pictured) has welcomed the European Commission’s “steadfast support” for reforms aimed at ensuring his country will fulfil its EU destiny. “Although we have made notable progress on reforms and regaining people’s trust, we know there’s still work to be done and we are committed to implementing the necessary changes to our […]

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Reforms in #Ukraine – the beginning or the end of the story?

Reforms in #Ukraine – the beginning or the end of the story?

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Significant events have been taking place in the internal political life of Ukraine. The public conflict between Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan has been going on and on for several weeks. The official reason of the conflict is the recent decision of Ukrainian government to transfer […]

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Muddy waters in the #Yukos legal case

Muddy waters in the #Yukos legal case

| December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rarely does a normally tedious international arbitration case rise to cult status and become shorthand for the ills of an entire country. But such was the destiny of the Yukos case, which involved the alleged illegal, politically motivated appropriation of Russia’s largest oil company by the Russian state and the subsequent jailing of its owner […]

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#Kazakhstan celebrates achievements in Brussels

#Kazakhstan celebrates achievements in Brussels

| December 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Efforts by Kazakhstan to turn its fortunes around in the last quarter century have been hailed by an international audience at a special event to mark the 25th anniversary of its independence, writes Martin Banks. Speaking on Wednesday (7 December) at the exclusive gathering, Iveta Grigule, a Latvian MEP and chair of the delegation to […]

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Muddy waters in the #Yukos case

Muddy waters in the #Yukos case

| December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rarely does a normally tedious international arbitration case rise to cult status and become shorthand for the ills of an entire country. But such was the destiny of the Yukos case, which involved the alleged illegal, politically motivated appropriation of Russia’s largest oil company by the Russian state and the subsequent jailing of its owner […]

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#Kazakhstan rejects statements of the UN, EU and OSCE on violations of human rights

#Kazakhstan rejects statements of the UN, EU and OSCE on violations of human rights

By Igor Savchenko Introduction Kazakhstan refutes most of the remarks made by the international community. Nevertheless, the desire to maintain its image forces the authorities to resort to making some concessions in the cases of political prisoners. For example, following stark criticism from the UN, OSCE and EU in late 2014, Counsel Zinaida Mukhortova was […]

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