Sila Prava warns the members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine against criminal liability
September 12, 2016, UkrainskiNovyny news agency informed that the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine is ready to conduct pre-trial negotiations with the Russian Federation on the 3 billion USD “Yanukovich loan”. Sila Prava Ukrainian Civic Movement considers it necessary to remind Vladimir Groisman, the Prime Minister of Ukraine, Aleksander Daniliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, as well as every member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the officials of the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine that on May 30, 2016, Goloseevo District Court of Kiev granted the application for injunctive relief in case of Irina Verigina vs Russian Federation, #752/7929/16-c, thereby arresting receivables and payments under the USD 3-billion loan extended by the Russian Federation to the Yanukovych regime in 2013, and prohibiting the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, State Treasury of Ukraine, and National Bank of Ukraine from making any payments under the loan.
The court ruling took legal effect and is to be executed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, State Treasury of Ukraine, and National Bank of Ukraine.
We remind the members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and other officials of the abovementioned governmental bodies that according to p. 3 art. #382 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, willful neglect of the court ruling is considered a criminal offense and is punishable by imprisonment of 3 to 8 years.
Goloseevo District Court of Kiev granted the application filed by Irina Verigina, an internally displaced person from Donbass, for injunctive relief in the case of Irina Verigina versus the Russian Federation. Mr. Verigina filed a claim that the aggressor state must compensate her moral and material losses caused by the military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and occupation of part of the territory of Ukraine.
Awarding the judgment, the court considered the official statistics on the quantity of the victims of military activities, military personnel and civilians who sustained physical or psychological injuries, as well as internally displaced persons and the number of legal claims filed by the representatives of the abovementioned categories of the citizens of Ukraine
Based on court rulings, a compensation of moral and material losses, the funds of the aggressor state must be redeemed to the citizens of Ukraine affected by the military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine – immediate relatives of victims of military activities, military personnel and civilians who sustained physical or psychological injuries, military personnel who suffered from captivity, civilians who suffered from illegal detention, internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the occupied territories of Crimea, Sevastopol, and Donbass, and citizens who lost private property.