Ukraine to claim its part of assets of the former USSR illegally owned by Russia

Kyiv, March 16, 2014

Oleksandra Kondratenko

On March 16, 2014, during the session of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk charged the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Andriy Deshchytsya with a mission to get ready to protect Ukraine’s interests in the process of distributing assets of the former USSR with Russia. “Ukraine has legitimate and legal claims to Russian Federation regarding the assets that Russia has reserved for itself. I ask you to prepare the legal reasoning for the protection of national interests of Ukraine regarding the distribution of the funds and property of the former USSR immediately,” said Arseniy Yatsenyuk. Continue reading