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Turkey rejects US pastor's appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal for U.S. pastor Andrew Brunson to be released from house arrest during his trial on terrorism charges. Brunson’s lawyer, İsmail Cem Halavurt, filed the demand on August 14 …

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Naftogaz: amicable agreement with Gazprom impossible

An amicable agreement between Naftogaz Ukrainy and Gazprom is only possible for complaints recently lodged at the Stockholm Arbitration and would consist of an out-of-court payment by the Russian gas giant of over $12 billion in compensation, …

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Russians go bankrupt on massive scale

In January-June 2018, 19053 citizens were declared bankrupt by Russian courts. This is 45% more than the same period in 2017, according to the reports of arbitration managers published on the Federal Reserve (the Federal Register on …

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Ukrainian national sentenced to 8 years in Crimea

Crimea’s Supreme Court has found Ukrainian citizen Yevgeny Panov guilty of the illegal trade in arms and plotting subversive acts in the region and sentenced him to eight years in prison. "The court rules to …

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Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Georgia's Emergency Management Service demands the suspension of the operations of the former Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea town of Batumi which is now operating as Welmonde Hotel and Casino. Specialists carried out a …

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Gazprom's Dutch assets frozen

Ukraine’s state-owned Naftogaz said a Dutch court had approved its petition to freeze Dutch assets of Gazprom to enforce an arbitration ruling that Naftogaz should receive $2.6 billion from the Russian company. In late May, Swiss …

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US court orders Iran to pay billions over 9/11atacks

US federal judge ordered Iran to pay billions of dollars in damages to the families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. In a default judgement, US District Judge ordered the Islamic Republic and various entities to pay …

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Iranian court bans Telegram Messenger

A court in Iran has ruled to ban the use of a popular messenger, Telegram, TASS reports citing Irib TV. "Taking into account various complaints over the Telegram app and proceeding from security requirements, the court authorities …

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Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

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Russia's Summa group to appeal co-owner's detention

Russia’s Summa group said on Saturday it plans to appeal a court decision to hold co-owner Ziyavudin Magomedov in pre-trial detention after he was charged with embezzlement, which he denies, Reuters reports. A Summa group …

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Lawsuit filed against owners of Summa company

Law enforcement officers suspected the co-owners of the Summa group, Magomed Magomedov and Ziyavudin Magomedov, of embezzlement and creation of a criminal community, the press secretary of Moscow’s Tver court, Anastasia Dzyurko, said …

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Egypt approves death penalty for terrorists

Egypt’s parliament has approved a government bill to introduce the death penalty for terrorist, Punch reports with a reference to a state television. “Anyone who possesses, imports or makes bombs or explosive materials will …

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Cumhuriyet daily's editor-in-chief released - media

A court in Istanbul has ordered two journalists for the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper released from prison pending the conclusion of their trial on terror charges. The court ruled Friday that Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Murat …

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