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Operator "Nord stream – 2" challenged the court decision on the Gas Directive

Operator "Nord stream – 2", 2 Nord Stream AG, has filed an appeal against the decision of the Court of General jurisdiction of the EU in respect of the claim of the company against the Gas Directive of the European Union, told reporters in Nord Stream AG, 2.

"Nord Stream AG 2 does not share the court's reasoning regarding procedural matters and continues to believe that amendments to the Gas Directive is unlawful discrimination. In this regard, on 28 July 2020 Nord Stream 2 has filed an appeal against the decision of the Court of General jurisdiction of the EU to the European court (the Court of Justice of the EU) (the EU Court in Luxembourg - ed.)", - stated in the release.

Against Kiev began an investigation of uncovered sky in the area of the crash MH17

Experts examine the role of Kiev in the case of the crash of the Malaysian Boeing, told RIA Novosti in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

"The investigation has already begun, it is held by a third party — by the flight safety Foundation.

Ukrainian MP said that the Parliament has passed in a mode "buy-sell"

Verkhovna Rada Deputy from the party "Opposition platform for life," Ilya Kiva declared that the Parliament of Ukraine has passed in a mode "buy-sell" and all votes are by appointment.

"Rada has passed in a mode "buy-sell" system-offs for deliberate gain. Today, the MPs believe that they should agree in advance on their ballots. They see it as an opportunity to get these or other preferences... as far As the laws aimed at restoring order in our country, they also want to get preferences", - quotes the statement of Kiva's press service on the website of the party "Opposition platform for life".

Expert: consideration of the ECHR in complaint of the Hague on the MH17 could take ten years

Complaint by the Netherlands against Russia in the ECHR in the case of the collapse of Boieng (flight MH17) in Ukraine in 2014 may be accepted for consideration a year and a half with requests to the justice Ministry, and the examination may last for 6-10 years, told RIA Novosti chief editor of the official scientific and analytical journal "Bulletin of the ECHR" Yuri Berestnev.

On Friday, the government of the Netherlands issued a statement in which it announced the intention to file a lawsuit against Russia with the European court of human rights (ECHR) in connection with the crash of flight MH17. Later the Strasbourg court, RIA Novosti has confirmed the fact of receipt of the complaint, it is considered. The Russian foreign Ministry regarded the complaint as another blow to Russian-Dutch relations.

The foreign Ministry commented on the decision of the Netherlands to file a lawsuit to the ECHR to Russia

Russia believes the appeal of the Netherlands to the European court of human rights another blow to relations between the two countries, said the Minister.

According to diplomats, this step will lead to a further politicization of the process and impede the search for truth.

The ECHR refused to give instructions to Yerevan to maintain the authority of constitutional court judges

The European court of human rights said Wednesday that he refused to apply measures to preserve the powers of the judges of the constitutional court of Armenia, which, according to the authorities, expired after the amendments to the Main law of the country.

Earlier, the Armenian authorities stated that made to the Constitution amendments from June 26, the head of the COP Hrayr Tovmasyan is shifted from the position and powers of the three judges - Felix tohana, Alvina Gyulumyan and Hrant Nazaryan – stop. Former Deputy speaker of the Parliament, former Minister of justice Arpine Hovhannisyan said that the government can't sack judges of the constitutional court, not yet amended the relevant article of the law on the constitutional court. In addition, four judges noted that the article had not been challenged before the constitutional court, not considered to be contrary to the Constitution and not recognized by the Parliament as invalid.

Protection Kocharian dismisses claims of constitutional court

Protection ex-the President of Armenia Robert Kocharian dismisses claims from the constitutional court not to interfere with the deputies to appeal to the court of changes in the basic law providing for the termination of powers of the head of the COP, said on Thursday to journalists by the lawyer of the former President, Aram Orbelyan.

Earlier, the parliamentary faction of the opposition party "prosperous Armenia" said that initiates the collection of signatures of at least 1/5 of the total number of deputies (27 MPs) to appeal to the constitutional court to challenge the amendments to the basic law, providing for the termination of powers of the head of the COP. The party urged the second opposition faction of Armenia to join the initiative to gain the necessary number of signatures. On Wednesday, the leader of the "Light of Armenia" Edmon Marukyan said that political power will appeal to the COP for amendments after discussion, the constitutional court of the Kocharian, to avoid politicization of the issue, the first meeting of the COP on the case is scheduled for July 7.

The expert assessment of the position of the Venice Commission on the amendments

Assessment by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe (COE) amendments to the Constitution - it is the opinion of experts, these recommendations in Russia will not repeal the law, the President and member of Executive Committee of Russian Association of international law Anatoly Kapustin.

The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, expressing his opinion on the amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation according to decisions of the ECHR, recommended to remove the proposed addition to article 79 of the Constitution (on international relations), or change its wording. The Commission pointed out that Russia made a political decision to join the Council of Europe and to remain a member of this organization. By ratifying the ECHR, and recognizing the jurisdiction of the Strasbourg court, it assumed the obligation to comply with court orders. Co-chair of the working group to discuss amendments Andrei Klishas told RIA Novosti that the Russian Federation took note of the position of the Venice Commission, but will not amend a constitutional amendment.

"The opposition platform" demanded to cancel lustration in Ukraine

The parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform of Pro – life" demands to cancel the law "About the cleansing power" (on lustration) in Ukraine, as it is "discriminatory" and "covers Amateurs."

Earlier, the European court of human rights (ECtHR) has ruled that the law "About the cleansing power" (on lustration) violates the rights of lustrated officials. The ECHR decided that lustration was applied to a very wide circle of people that led to the wrongful dismissal of the applicants. In may, the Ministry of justice of Ukraine has proposed to narrow the circle of persons subject to lustration, it was developed the corresponding bill.