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GAR 2019: Protection of Investments in International Armed Conflicts: a Case for Donbas

The illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation in April 2014, followed by the armed conflict in Donbas that has been financed, supported and de facto controlled by the Russian Federation, resulted in the large-scale expropriation, destruction, impairment, and losses of investments in the occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas.

In the article for The European Arbitration Review 2019 “Protection of investments in international armed conflicts: a case for Donbas” our partner Oleh Marchenko explores, among other matters, the grounds to hold the Russian Federation responsible under its own bilateral investment treaties, including the Russia-Ukraine BIT, for expropriation, destruction, and failure to protect foreign investments during the armed conflict in the occupied territories of Donbas.

Read or download full Article in English or Ukrainian.