Press Reports concerning the lack of progress in the Yanukovych EU Sanctions Challenges are wrong

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | EU | Press Releases | Sanctions | Ukraine | Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych  

According to press reports in the Ukranian media, the spokesperson of the Court of Justice of the European Union said it was incorrect for V.F. Yanukovych and his sons to have made their applications in the English language, and that this had hampered their cases. If any such statement was in fact made by a Court spokesperson, it was wrong and should never have been made.

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Viktor Viktorovych Yanukovych was unjustly targeted by EU sanctions

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | EU Sanctions | Ukraine | Viktor Viktorovych Yanukovych

On 5 June 2015, the European Union took the long overdue step of removing sanctions on our client Viktor Viktorovych Yanukovych, younger son of Ukrainian president, Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych. No reason was given by the Council for his delisting. It might look like backing away from the unjust imposition of sanctions has been made easier by the tragic death of Mr Yanukovych in March this year although very often sanctions remain in place against the estate of a deceased target for years after their death.

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President Yanukovych is no longer listed as a “wanted person” by Interpol

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | Interpol | Red Notice | Ukraine | Viktor Yanukovych  

Following an application to Interpol by Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP on behalf of President Yanukovych, President Yanukovych is no longer listed as a “wanted person” by Interpol. Further, Interpol member countries have been blocked by Interpol from access to data concerning President Yanukovych held by Interpol.

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Oleksandr Yanukovych lodges claim to the European Court of Human Rights

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | ECHR | European Court of Human Rights | Oleksandr Viktorovych Yanukovych | Ukraine

Oleksandr Yanukovych has lodged a claim with the European Court of Human Rights on the grounds that Ukraine has repeatedly breached his human rights. His application asks the Court to declare violations of his rights under the European Convention of Human Rights including the right to peaceful enjoyment of property (Article 1, Protocol 1), his right to a fair trial (Article 6), and his right not to be discriminated against because of his status as the son of President Yanukovych (Article 14).

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President Yanukovych lodges claim with the European Court of Human Rights

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | ECHR | European Court of Human Rights | Ukraine | Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych  

President Yanukovych has lodged a claim with the European Court of Human Rights on the grounds that Ukraine has repeatedly breached his human rights. His application asks the Court to declare violations of his rights under the European Convention on Human Rights, including the right to a fair trial (Article 6), the right to an effective investigation of attempts made upon his life and the right to protection (Article 2), and the right not to be discriminated against because of his political status and opinions (Article 14).

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The Ukrainian authorities’ failed attempt to intervene in EU court proceedings leads to an order that Ukraine pay costs to

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | General Court of the EU | Press Releases | Sanctions | Ukraine | Viktor Yanukovych  

Following the Ukrainian authorities’ failed attempt to intervene in President Yanukovych’s application to the General Court of the EU for sanctions to be lifted, that Court has ruled that Ukraine must pay President Yanukovych’s legal costs.

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Yanukovych is launching a campaign to return to the Presidency in Ukraine

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | JHA in the Media | Ukraine | Viktor Yanukovych  

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Letter to Deutsche Welle re Yanukovych Court Hearing

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Annulment Application Hearing | Court Hearing | Deutsche Welle | Press Releases | Viktor Yanukovych  

Joe Hage of Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP invites Deutsche Welle to correct a misleading article about the legal submissions made on President Yanukovych's behalf in the annulment application hearing in the General Court of the European Union.

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Luxembourg court hears challenges of Viktor and Oleksandr Yanukovych to EU sanctions

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | EU Sanctions | Luxembourg | Oleksandr Yanukovych | Press Releases | The General Court of the EU | Viktor Yanukovych  

Today oral arguments were heard against the EU Sanctions imposed on Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych and Oleksandr Viktorovych Yanukovych in 2014 and 2015. The Applicants argued that the Sanctions had been imposed for impermissible political reasons, that they did not fulfil lawful sanction listing criteria set by the Council, and that the Council’s assessment that they did fulfil such criteria was wrong.

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EU’s general court issues ruling annulling sanctions against Viktor Viktorovych Yanukovych, President Yanukovych’s son

Author: JHA
01 Apr 2019
JHA News and Releases | Client News and Releases | General Court of the European Union | Press Releases | Sanctions | Viktor Yanukovych  

The General Court of the European Union has annulled the sanctions that the EU imposed in 2014 on Viktor Viktorovych Yanukovych, a member of Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, and one of the sons of Ukraine’s President Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych. The Court did not determine the merits of a related challenge to the 2015 measures, which was brought after Mr. Yanukovych’s death.

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