Skip to comments.Lawmakers Move to Quash 'Unjust' Foreign Court Rulings Against Russians
Posted on 04/26/2014 3:34:29 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
Lawmakers from the ruling United Russia party are preparing a bill that would enable the dismissal of foreign courts' "unjust" decisions on cases that could have been heard in Russia, a top State Duma official said.
This initiative, which is being spearheaded by Vladimir Ponevezhsky, the Duma's representative at the Supreme Court, would also allow Russian citizens and legal entities to seek compensation from the Russian government in the event that a foreign court rules against them, Interfax reported Thursday, citing Vladimir Pligin, the chairman of the Duma committee for constitutional legislation.
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