On Monday, June
22, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has appealed to the Justice Ministry
of Ukraine to involve the international community and the best lawyers in the
world to file as many lawsuits against Russia as possible over a short
period of time, including from
private business entities activities.
has noted that international law gives no opportunity to find mechanisms
"for both a quick redress and punishment of an aggressor state."
The Head of
Government stressed that the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine "had found all
possible legal means and methods to judge the Russian Federation."
He recalled that
the Ukrainian side had filed three lawsuits against the Russian Federation to
the European Court of Human Rights. It was started the process of bringing Russia
to responsibility for violation of the International Convention on the
Suppression of Terrorism.
In addition, the
Prime Minister stressed that the Ministry of Justice spearheaded the process of
appealing to the courts by Ukrainian companies against the Russian Federation
"with the intention to punish Russia for its illegal annexation of Crimea,
capture of Donetsk and Luhansk and compensate the appropriate property
needs to get punishment, both geopolitical and economic. There is no pardon for illegal annexation of the
Crimea, the invasion into Donetsk and Luhansk and thousands of dead people on Putin’s
conscience," Arseniy Yatsenyuk underlined.
Minister appealed to the Ministry of Justice "to attract on any conditions
the international community and the best lawyers in the world to file as
many lawsuits as possible against the Russian Federation, including from private business entities