Russia has filed a complaint against Ukraine with the European Court of Human Rights. About it reported on the website of the General Prosecutor’s Office.
This is the first ever interstate complaint that Russia is submitting to the ECHR. Moscow’s complaint concerns a violation of Article 33 of the European Convention.
Among the claims of the Russian authorities against Ukraine is responsibility for the death of civilians, imprisonment and ill-treatment of people on Independence Square in Kiev and in the House of Trade Unions in Odessa in 2014, as well as in the Donbass.
In addition, Russia complained about “suppression of freedom of speech and persecution of dissidents by banning the work of the media”, discrimination against the Russian-speaking population and Russian companies, deaths after Ukrainian troops fired on adjacent territories of Russia, blocking of the North Crimean Canal, as well as the crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane. …
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