Lithuanian courts can refuse to recognize Stockholm arbitration decision on Gazprom, ECJ rules

Lithuanian courts can decide whether or not to recognize a Stockholm arbitration award in a dispute between the Lithuanian Energy Ministry and Russia's gas giant Gazprom, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday.
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