In France withdrew the arrest of the assets of the Russian Federation in the Yukos case

Во Франции сняли арест с активов РФ по делу ЮКОСа

A court in France withdrew the arrest belonging to the Russian holding VGTRK 7.5% of the shares of TV channel Euronews.

The arrest was imposed earlier in connection with the Yukos case, former shareholders which demand from Russia of compensation of 50 billion dollars and to ensure this is achieved in the courts of several countries of the arrest of Russian state property.

The amount of compensation was established by the Hague arbitration court in 2014, but on 20 April the district court in the Hague has recognized illegal the decision.

Former Yukos shareholders have filed lawsuits about the arrest of Russian property in the courts of great Britain, France, Belgium, USA and Germany.

At the same time they are going to appeal the decision of the district court in the Hague, and the current decision of the French court to lift the seizure from the assets of RTR.

Arrested in France the assets of the Russian Federation is estimated at one billion

Source: Russian service Bi-Bi-si