This week there were three rulings by the ECtHR regarding Russia, finding violations of Convention Articles 2, 6 and 8.

Week-ending 2 April 2021 This week there were three rulings by the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia finding violations of Article 2 (right to life), Article…

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Elena Milashina: Kadyrov Regiment Senior Sergeant Suleyman Gezmakhmayev speaks out for the first time about the extrajudicial killings of Chechnya residents without hiding the names of the executioners

15 March 2021 By Elena Milashina, a journalist at Novaya gazeta, laureate of the Moscow Helsinki Group Prize Source: Moscow Helsinki Group [original source: Новая газета] Kadyrov Regiment Senior Sergeant Suleyman…

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This week in four judgments concerning Russia the ECtHR found violations of Articles 2, 6 and 8.

Week-ending 26 March 2021 This week there was one ruling by the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia; the ruling found no violation of Article 2 (right…

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CSO of the Week: Novaya gazeta is victim of possible chemical attack after it reports on extra-judicial killings in Chechnya

Week-ending 19 March 2021 On Monday, 15 March 2021, Novaya gazeta, an independent newspaper founded in 1993, said it believes the entrance to its Moscow offices was subject to a…

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ECtHR: Six rulings this week find violations of Articles 2, 5, 6, 8 and 41.

This week there were six judgments of the European Court of Human Rights with regard to Russia, finding violations of Article 2 (right to life), Article 5 (liberty and security),…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny being held in Vladimir pre-trial detention centre; UN rapporteurs call for his release and investigation of his poisoning.

Week-ending 5 March 2021 This week Aleksei Navalny was being held in a pre-trial detention centre in Kolchugino in Vladimir region. Two UN human rights experts - Agnes Callamard, the…

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This week the ECtHR handed down three rulings with respect to Russia in which it found violations of Articles 2, 3, 5 and 6. The ECtHR also indicated to Russia that Aleksei Navalny should be released.

Week-ending 19 February 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights handed down three rulings with respect to Russia in which it found violations of Articles 2 [right to…

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Four rulings of the ECtHR this week in relation to Russia found violations of Articles 2, 3, 5, 6 and Article 1 of Protocol No. 1, of the ECHR.

Week-ending 12 February 2021 This week there were four judgments of the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia, finding violations of Articles 2 (right to life), 3…

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Person of the Week: Aleksei Navalny, a prisoner of conscience, arrested and remanded in custody for 30 days

Week-ending 22 January 2021 On 17 January 2021 the Russian authorities arrested Aleksei Navalny when he arrived in Moscow by plane from Berlin. The next day at a court hearing…

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ECtHR rulings of the week: three judgments finding violations of Articles 2, 5 and 8; and a ruling finding Ukraine’s application against Russia admissible in part.

Week-ending 15 January 2021 This week the European Court of Human Rights published three judgments concerning Russia, establishing violations of Articles 2 (right to life), 5 (right to liberty and…

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