The arbitration court of Moscow refused to recognize as legitimate in the Russian Federation the decision of the Economic court of Kiev, which denied the Russian defense Ministry's claim to recover from the Ukrainian authorities More than 3 billion hryvnia (405, 5 million dollars at the exchange rate at the time of filing the claim), reports journalist Last news from the courtroom.
Arbitration of the Russian capital on the first day of the week rejected a proper report of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, served in the Russian court in April. The underlying causes of the Moscow arbitration will be known after the publication of the full text of the judicial act.
The Ukrainian Cabinet asked to recognize and enforce on the territory of the Russian Federation the decision of the Kyiv court of 7 March 2014. Then the Kyiv Economic court on the new circumstances reversed its same adopted before the decision requiring Ukraine to pay the Russian defense Ministry about 3, of 24 billion hryvnia (about 390 million dollars at the time) to pay off the debt of Corporation "United energy systems of Ukraine" (eesu).
in 2012, Authorized the Ministry of defense of Russia has addressed in the Moscow arbitration court with the claim, demanding to collect from Ukraine 405, 5 million dollars (at the then exchange rate). The arrears in the 2nd part of the 1990-ies, when led by Yulia Tymoshenko's UESU - the biggest in that time, the importer of Russian natural gas - has not made an agreement to supply products for the needs of the Russian defense Ministry. The government of Ukraine, which was Then headed by Pavlo Lazarenko, provided state guarantees of the Russian debt repayment. Kyiv court in September 2012, decided in favor of Russia, but reduced the amount of recovery from the 405, 5 million to an estimated 390 million dollars.
in March 2014, the Kyiv Economic court in the retrial reversed its first decision and fully rejected the lawsuit of the Russian defense Ministry to the Cabinet of Ministers and the Treasury of Ukraine on collection of More than 3 billion hryvnia. Moreover, the court decided to collect from the Ministry of defense of Russia in the state budget of Ukraine 38, 67 million hryvnia (about 1, 8 million dollars at current exchange rates), which in 2012 the court ordered the Treasury of Ukraine transferred to the account of the plaintiff.
The case against Tymoshenko in UESU abuse was seen in the Kyiv district court of Kharkiv on April 2012. In 2011, former Ukrainian Prime Minister was sentenced to seven years in another case for abuse of authority during signing gas contracts with Russia in 2009. The Parliament of Ukraine on 22 February 2014 decriminalized articles, which was condemned Tymoshenko. She was released the same day, and on 28 February the judge of the Kyiv district court of Kharkiv has stopped and a Case on the criminal code against Tymoshenko in UESU frauds because of lack of evidence of lawlessness.