KYIV, Jan 24 – The Justice Ministry has filed a lawsuit to the business court in Luhansk region seeking to collect UAH 705 million from private joint-stock company Linik (Lysychansk oil refinery, Luhansk region) as recourse in the lawsuit of Agrocomplex lost in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Deputy Justice Minister Serhiy Shkliar said at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday.
"The lawsuit appeared as the ECHR decision was to be executed. EUR 27 million was paid from the national budget. Now the lawsuit amount is UAH 705 million, taking into account interest. The lawsuit has been filed. Yesterday a first preparatory hearing was held. The break until February 12 was announced. We filed petitions, including one seeking to arrest the property of the defender… The court has not yet decided on the petitions," he said.