ECtHR Ruling of the Week: Application of Interim Measures in the case of Salman Tepsurkaev

Week-ending 30 October 2020 There have been no new judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia this week. However, there have been fresh developments in…

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Person of the Week: Salman Tepsurkaev – Investigative Committee refuses to investigate his disappearance and torture

Week-ending 30 October 2020 Photo: Caucasian Knot On 27 October 2020 the Investigative Committee refused to initiate a criminal investigation regarding the kidnapping and torture of Salman Tepsurkaev, moderator of…

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Remember the Date: Russian ground forces enter Chechnya on 1 October 1999, marking the beginning of the Second Chechen War

Week-ending 2 October 2020 On 1 October 1999 Russian ground forces entered Chechnya, marking the beginning of the Second Chechen War. Russian artillery shelling Chechen positions near the village of…

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