March 22, 2024 — The Dutch Supreme Court dismissed the Russian Federation’s last appeal against the seizure of the Benelux trademarks of the iconic Russian vodka brands, Stolichnaya and Moskovskaya. This means Russia has exhausted its last possibility to prevent the former majority Yukos shareholders from putting the rights up for sale in the process of execution of their Arbitral Awards of more than $50 billion in damages for the illegal and politically motivated expropriation of their investments in the Russian oil giant.