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Nord Stream 2 AG sues European Union

Nord Stream AG, operator of Russian gas pipeline project Nord Stream-2, has filed a suit to the European Court of Justice demanding partial abolishment of amendments to the Gas Directive due to the tight deadlines to issue exceptions for the …

Former PM of Dagestan found guilty of embezzlement

Moscow’s Lefortovsky District Court found a former stand-in chairman of the government of Dagestan Abdusamad Gamidov and a former stand-in deputy prime minister Rayudin Yusufov guilty of embezzling 41 …

Atambayev to be kept in custody until December 26

The Kyrgyz court has extended the arrest of ex-president Almazbek Atambayev until December 26, lawyer of the former head of state Sergey Slesarev said. Atambayev, who governed Kyrgyzstan from 2011 to …

Arrest of ex-minister extended in Yerevan

A first instant court in Yerevan, chaired by Judge Artush Gabrielyan, has allowed to extend the arrest of former Armenian minister of finance Gagik Khachatryan for another two months. …

Barcelona protests: people's will or provocation?

Hundreds of thousands of pro-independence supporters from across Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia are expected to pour into Barcelona today, as unions called for a general strike on the fifth day of protests following the jailing of …

Armenia's ex-official to remain in custody

Armenia's Criminal Court of Appeal denied the appeal by the attorneys of former Minister of Finance and ex-Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Gagik Khachatryan against the decision to arrest him. As a …

Armenia's Constitutional Court releasing Kocharyan

After a prolonged consideration of Armenia's former president, one of the leaders of the Karabakh clan and instigator of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict Robert Kocharyan’s appeal against his arrest and prosecution on coup …

Kiev releases journalist Vyshinsky from custody

A court in Kiev has changed the restrictive measure against the editor of the RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency, Kirill Vyshinsky, from arrest to release on his own recognizance. "The previous decision shall be …

Kyrgyz court rules to keep Atambayev in custody

The Bishkek City Court has ruled to keep Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev in custody, Atambayev’s lawyer Sergei Slesarev said. The court hearing was held in the office of the …