MOSCOW, July 28 Russian assets fell on Monday
after a newspaper reported that shareholders in now-defunct oil
producer Yukos had won a $50 billion international court case
against Russia and because of tension over Ukraine.
At 0605 GMT, the dollar-denominated RTS index was
down 1.7 percent at 1,224.8 points, while its rouble-traded peer
MICEX traded 1.17 percent lower at 1,371.8 points.
Shares in Russia's top oil producer, Rosneft, were
down 1.9 percent after the Kommersant daily reported a court in
the Hague would rule that Moscow must pay $50 billion for
expropriating Yukos assets. Most were handed to Rosneft in
(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin, editing by Elizabeth Piper)