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20 June 2015

New word of the day: "factological" !

From the Website Politico:

The news comes after the Russian Federation failed to meet a Monday deadline set by the  European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), which it was supposed to present with a distribution plan for the €1.9 billion it owes to some 55,000 shareholders of Yukos Oil Company. No such plan was produced.
Russian Justice Minister Alexander Konovalov told Interfax that Russia was unlikely to honor the ruling.We have no certainty that Russia will be able to comply with this decision because, in our view, it runs counter to the case-law practice of the court itself and is not based on real, factological circumstances,” he said. “We will write to them that we have not drawn up the plan.”
What, one wonders, might real circumstances be which are not "factological"?

And what sort of circumstances might be "factologocal" but not "real"?

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