Four inter-State applications by Ukraine against Russia are set for Grand Chamber hearings at the European Court of Human Rights.
The cases – Ukraine v. Russia (application no. 20958/14), Ukraine v. Russia (IV) (no. 42410/15), Ukraine v. Russia (V) (no. 8019/16), and Ukraine v. Russia (VI) (no. 70856/16) – concern Ukraine’s allegations of violations of the European Convention on Human Rights by Russia and armed groups which Russia allegedly controls.
The applications were made under several Articles, including Article 2 (right to life), Article 3 (prohibition of torture and inhuman or degrading treatment), Article 5 (right to liberty and security), Article 6 (right to a fair trial).
The cases have been notified to the Russian Government, which have made submissions on them.