Court: Ukraine should reform its system for reviewing whole-life sentences

Under Article 46 (implementation), the court held that the case Petukhov v. Ukraine (No. 2 – application no. 41216/13), disclosed a systemic problem concerning life imprisonment in Ukraine.

Russia: Court sets December deadline for Sea of Azov answers

Human rights judges have set a 3 December deadline for Russian answers to a series of questions concerning events in the Sea of Azov, after receiving a new inter-State case from Ukraine.

‘Transdniestria’ military service deaths sparks parents’ European court complaints

Tomorrow (Tuesday 18 September), Strasbourg judges will reveal their decisions in two complaints brought by parents whose sons died during compulsory military service in the “Moldavian Republic of Transdniestria.”

Court: Judges back father in Czech Republic v. Ukraine custody row

A father, whose son was abducted to Ukraine by his mother after divorce, has won the backing of Strasbourg judges.

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.