Stricken Russian oil giant &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/18/88/351/14522_Yukos.html ' target=_blank>Yukos was hoping that a US court would grant it bankruptcy protection, scaring off Western banks planning to finance a Russian state-directed takeover of its main asset.
Yukos filed for voluntary bankruptcy on Wednesday in a US district court in Houston, Texas, and petitioned for an injunction to prevent Russian authorities from proceeding with Sunday's fire-sale of Yuganskneftegaz.
&to=http:// english.pravda.ru/comp/2002/08/19/34789.html ' target=_blank>Bankruptcy Judge Letitia Clark requested further information and ordered all the parties in the case to show up at a second hearing Thursday, wrote the Turkish Press.
Turkish President Recep Erdogan should have thought twice before saying that Turkey was not recognising Crimea as Russian territory. He should not have said that