ECHR decides to relinquish jurisdiction over Ukraine vs Russia cases to Grand Chamber

20:58, 09 May 2018
Politics
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REUTERS

The court said on its website on May 9.

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The four cases are 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).

"The cases 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 statement said.

The cases have been notified to the Russian government.

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