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Yukos Oil shareholders win case

Hague court tells Russia to pay $50 billion in theft of firm

Posted: July 29, 2014 at 3:22 a.m.

LONDON -- An international tribunal in The Hague has awarded the shareholders of the now-defunct Yukos oil company about $50 billion, in a ruling on claims that the Russian government illegally seized the company from one of the country's most powerful oligarchs.

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