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The Government of Cyprus issued in March some formal announcements with the aim of supporting Cyprus companies which have been affected by the restrictive measures imposed and due to the spread of COVID-19.  
Despite the difficult times Cyprus Justice faces due to COVID-19 and the measures taken for the partial postponement of the Cyprus Courts operations, on 7/4/2020, in cooperation with a premium Ukrainian law firm, we managed to issue an ex-parte Interim Freezing Injunction on behalf of a high net worth Ukrainian national.
Cyprus Justice has been undoubtedly one of the biggest victims of COVID-19, mainly because of the absence of any national regulations providing for the use of technology means for the accomplishment of a more effective Justice that could be of major assistance in light of the Supreme Court announcement of 16.03.2020 re the partial suspension of the Cyprus Courts operations, thus resulting to the suffocation of Justice in Cyprus.
The Russian Deputy Finance Minister has officially informed Nicosia that the double taxation treaty between the two countries needs to be renegotiated, otherwise Russia will withdraw unilaterally.
On 26.03.20 the Cabinet of Ministers approved a Bill banning evictions until the end of May due to tenants’ failure to pay rent.
The Ministry of Finance announced that the following have been approved under the Coronavirus Impact Support Programmme: 
The consolidated list of high-risk countries (in alphabetical order):
To all Registered Owners, Registered bareboat charterers, Managers and Representatives of ships flying the Cyprus flag.
Successful registration of a Ukrainian judgment in Cyprus
In cooperation with top-tier Ukrainian legal firm, we have been representing a HNW Ukrainian national in relation to a breach of trust and conspiracy to defraud action.
The UK government on 23.01.2019 announced it had reached an out-of-court settlement to the tune of £1m over claims by 33 EOKA veterans who sued the UK government for torture whilst in detention during the 1955-1959 insurgency.