Court: Russia’s imprisonment of prisoners far from families continues despite 2017 human rights ruling

The judges concern follows their ruling in a case brought by a prisoner Timur Voynov, that he had been sent to serve his sentence in a prison 4,200 kilometres from his home town. He has not seen his partner since 2014 and has never seen his four-year-old daughter.

Russia: Court ruling looms in Soviet-era premium bonds human rights dispute

The case concerns a complaint that the authorities have not redeemed premium bonds issued by the former Soviet Union in 1982, even though Russia has taken on the obligation and has drawn up framework legislation to honour the debt.

Russia: Jailed Chechnya conflict critic awarded €12,500 after human rights breach

Human rights judges have appealed for a “cautious” approach to hatespeech by governments after ruling that Russia had been harsh in jailing for five years, a critic of the Chechnya conflict.

Ukraine: Grand Chamber to examine four complaints against Russia over Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

The European Court of Human Rights Chamber dealing with four inter-State applications by Ukraine against Russia has decided to relinquish jurisdiction over the cases in favour of the Grand Chamber.

Russia: Chechen woman’s terror conviction human rights complaint reaches European court’s Grand Chamber

A European court Grand Chamber hearing is now underway into a case brought against Russia by a Chechen woman convicted on terrorism charges.