Tribunal Finds Russia Liable for Expropriating Ukrainian Petrol Stations in the Crimean Peninsula

By Diego Luis Alonso Massa, Dean Ehrlich, 13 April 2022

Can the actions of vigilante rapid-response groups and paramilitary forces be attributable to a state government? This was the principal question that the Tribunal in Stabil LLC and Others v The Russian Federation answered, on 12 April 2019, when it held the Russian Federation liable for the expropriation of a network of 31 petrol stations and associated investments located in Crimea....