‘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.

Ukraine: Court delivers judgement in ‘cooking eggs on war memorial’ complaint

The case concerned Anna Sinkova’s arrest, detention and conviction for frying eggs on the flame of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kyiv in December 2010. Two of her friends joined her and fried sausages over the flame.

Ukraine: Experts urge authorities to deliver on “promising reforms” to fight corruption

A new report published today by the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) encourages Ukrainian authorities to pursue anti-corruption reform efforts it had launched following the Revolution of Dignity.