François Hollande, President of France, has already offered to cancel shipments of helicopter carriers to Russia. The opposition and trade unions have criticized this offer.
Gazprom and Naftogaz have filed suits to Stockholm Arbitration court. Kiev intends to recover overpayment of 6 billion US dollars for the gas from Gazprom, allegedly has occurred since 2010. Gazprom intends to get 4.5 billion US dollars of fuel debt from the Ukraine. Samvel Karakhanyan has voiced prospects on the lawsuit to Business FM radio.
According to the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, after a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, the Russian company aims pre arbitration claim. According to the procedure, if within 30 days, if Gazprom does not respond, Kiev threatens to apply to the Stockholm arbitration court.
Samvel Karakhanyan, Bar's president, entered the list of best lawyers in Russia according to 'Best Lawyers' international guide ('arbitration and mediation' practice area).
Ukraine is preparing to file a claim in the Stockholm arbitration court, over the contract Naftogaz to Gazprom. The preparation of the action, brought lawyers with experience of litigation with Gazprom.