Siemens files lawsuits against Russian players over gas turbines

Germany’s Siemens filed lawsuits on Tuesday against its own Russian subsidiary and Technopromexport, a Russian engineering company, over the use of gas turbines it supplied to Russia.
By Staff reporter 11 July 2017 0 26722

Germany’s Siemens filed lawsuits on Tuesday against its own Russian subsidiary and Technopromexport, a Russian engineering company, according to documents submitted to the Moscow court of arbitration.

The move follows Siemens’ statement on Monday that it plans to pursue criminal charges against Technopromexport after learning that two of the gas turbines it sold to the Russian player have allegedly been transported to Crimea in breach of EU sanctions.

Rüdiger von Fritsch, Germany’s ambassador to Russia, told Interfax that, if the turbines have been delivered to Crimea, “it...

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