As the gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine deepens, Kiev is reportedly planning to seize the Ukrainian assets of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom in the former Soviet republic. Moreover, Ukrainian diplomatic missions were reportedly instructed to locate the assets of Gazprom as Kiev embarked in a global search of the Russian company’s foreign assets.

“I think that neither from legal nor practical perspective the seizure of Gazprom’s assets - apart from inside Ukraine - is realistic whereas Ukr...

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