The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) has applied to the Department of state Executive service of the Ministry of justice with a demand to seize property and assets of "Gazprom" in Ukraine. On Friday, April 21, the head of Department Yury Terentyev said in Facebook.
"The application about opening of enforcement proceedings to recover fines and penalties from "Gazprom" sent to the Department of the public Executive service of the Ministry of justice", — stated in the message. This should be an interim measure to sanction Russian companies 6.4 billion dollar fine.
22 Feb the Kiev appellate court rejected the complaint of "Gazprom" demanding to cancel the decision on collecting from the company of a fine. In early December 2016, the Economic court of Kiev has obliged "Gazprom" to pay a fine for abuse of a monopoly position in gas transit and a penalty for its delay. The hearing was held behind closed doors.
AMC has appealed to a Kiev court in early October. The plaintiff insisted on the recovery of a fine in the amount of $ 3.2 billion and interest on the same amount for delay of its payment. The Committee referred to the fact that the Russian side does not want to fulfill the requirement of the regulator on a voluntary basis.
CEO of Amazon Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world. As the findings of Forbes Real Time published on 27 July, the size of his state reached 90.5 billion dollars. That's 500 million more than Microsoft founder bill gates.
"AvtoVAZ" has increased the volume of export sales of vehicles by 76 percent in six months. It is noted that this growth is associated with an increase in SKD Assembly of cars in Kazakhstan and the start of sales of models Lada Vesta in some foreign markets. Last year, AVTOVAZ has exported about 20 thousand cars.
The Shell group is ready to fulfill its obligations under Russian projects, including "Northern stream-2". However, the company is forced to consider the extension of sanctions from the United States. This was stated by chief Executive officer of Shell Ben van beurden. He noted that it is unclear what impact the sanctions.
"United Russia" will prepare and submit by October a series of reports that describe the country's development plans until 2030. Priorities of the party while working on the programme would, inter alia, the increase in transfers to the regions, improving the level and quality of life, road construction.
The house of representatives of the U.S. Congress voted to allocate $ 1.6 billion from the budget for the construction of a wall along the border with Mexico. The law "On allocations to the Ministry of defense" was supported by 230 members of the house of representatives. He spoke against 196 members of Congress.
Washington gave the agrément for the appointment of Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Anatoly Antonov, Russian Ambassador to the United States. On Friday, July 28, the newspaper "Izvestia". According to "Izvestia", Washington agreed to issue the approval after the meeting, Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and us assistant Secretary of state Thomas Shannon.