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By sixteen votes to one, the judges of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) have ruled that Russia should pay 10 million Euros to Georgia, as stated the organization's message published on the website on Thursday, January 31. This compensation is for moral damage suffered by at least 1.5 thousand Georgians expelled from Russia in 2006. The decision of the Grand Chamber is final and not subject to appeal.
This money should be distributed among the victims. Georgian …
Russia and Turkey lead in the number of lawsuits filed against these countries in the European Court of Human Rights. Russia leads Turkey twofold.
In 2018, Russia, led by a large margin in the number of lawsuits filed in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). As reported by the ECHR chairman Guido Raimondi there were 12150 complaints filed against the Russian Federation. Turkey is in second place with 6700. In total, last year 43000 lawsuits were received by the court.
Russia leads in the …
The Deputy Minister of Justice and Commissioner for European Court of Human Rights Affairs, Ivan Lishchyna stated that Ukraine asked the European Court of Human Rights to recognize Russia’s violation of the rights of the 24 Ukrainian sailors held captive in Russia.
“The Government of Ukraine has fulfilled the court’s instructions and filed a full-fledged application for case №55855/18 on January 7th, 2019. The government demands that the court recognize the violation by the Russian Federation …
The press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice reported that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has requested that Russia provide information regarding the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured on November 25 when Russian border patrol ships attacked and seized two Ukrainian Navy vessels and a tugboat in the Kerch Strait.
One of the court’s main requirements is for Russia to explain why Ukrainian soldiers were detained in the territorial waters of the Crimea and on what legal …
People’s Deputy of Ukraine Nadiya Savchenko, who is currently in custody, is preparing a lawsuit to the European Court of Human Rights against Ukraine.
Savchenko asked the former First Deputy Prosecutor General Renat Kuzmin to consult her regarding this lawsuit in an open letter to Kuzmin published on Savchenko’s Facebook page.
"Your cooperation with my lawyers will significantly increase Ukraine’s chances to defeat the arbitrariness and lawlessness of every political “elite” that comes to …
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) agreed to review the lawsuit of Ukrainian director Oleh Sentsov, stated the head of the Inter-Regional Association of Human Rights Agora, Pavel Chikov on his Telegram channel.
Sentsov had been convicted and illegally imprisoned by the Russian government. “The ECHR networked the case of Oleh Sentsov,” Chikov said. He also emphasized that this is “super news” and he posted a copy of the letter of the Strasbourg court in the message.
According to Chikov, …
The European Court of Human Rights has found Russia guilty of violating human rights in Transnistria, obliging the Russian authorities to pay two families from the region compensation of 75 thousand euros, reports Ukrinform with reference to the Moldovan human rights organization Promo-LEX.
"The court ordered Russia to pay 50 thousand euros to the mother of Alexander Stomati, a serviceman who was forced to join the armed forces of unrecognized Transnistria and subsequently died under unclear …
Russian singer Natasha Korolyova said that she had filed a suit with the European Court of Human Rights because of the entry ban to Ukraine, RIA Novosti reports. According to the singer, she doesn’t know if the the court has started processing her complaint. Korolyova emphasized that she is an “innocent repressed person” and that the accusations against her are untrue.
In 2016, the Security Service of Ukraine restricted Kiev-born Natasha Korolyova (Poryvai) from entering Ukraine for five years. …
The government of the Russian Federation must inform the European Court of Human Rights on the health of the Ukrainian political prisoners Stanislav Klykh, Vladimir Balukh, Emir-Husein Kuku and Sergei Litvinov, as well as on the medical care provided to them, Pavel Petrenko, the Ukrainian Minister of Justice announced.
“The ECHR responded very quickly to the request of the Ukrainian government concerning the health of Ukrainian political prisoners. The decision of the ECHR is as follows: the …
Ukraine has filed a new petition with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding Ukrainian political prisoners held in Russian prisons and in the annexed Crimea, reported Deputy Minister of Justice, ECHR Commissioner Ivan Leshchina on Facebook. “We have just filed a new inter-State complaint to the ECHR regarding the Kremlin’s Ukrainian political prisoners,” he said.
The 130-page application contains human rights violations against 71 political prisoners. In the claim, Russia was …