The COP left on the “goodwill” of the authorities payment of €1.9 billion to Yukos shareholders

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SAINT PETERSBURG, 19 Jan. /TASS/. The constitutional court (CC) of the Russian Federation on Thursday announced the decision in which they allowed not to pay compensation to the Yukos shareholders in the amount of €1,866 billion, but felt that as a compromise, the authorities still unable to pay compensation, defining its size, at its discretion, but not at the expense of the Russian budget, but at the expense of newly identified assets.