Judicial Analytical Articles

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RUSSIA IN THE ECHR: CRIMEA WAS NOT ANNEXED, UKRAINE AND THE WEST FORGED THE EVIDENCES

Representatives of Russia assured the European Court of Human Rights that Ukraine was controlled by “fascists” in February-March 2014. Russian soldiers simply “protected” the Crimean people from them, until Crimea “joined" Russia on 18 March 2014. They claim allegations of gross human rights violations to be "baseless", and Ukraine's claim against Russia to be "political" and based on the "propaganda imperative" of accusing Russia of events in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
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IVAN LISHCHYNA: "I HAVE ONE POLITICAL AMBITION – TO END THE CASES REGARDING DONBASS AND CRIMEA"

The reappointment of Ivan Lishchyna to the post of Deputy Minister of Justice, Agent before the European Court of Human Rights after the change of power in legal circles was called a positive signal. He has been representing Ukraine in the ECHR since June 2016.
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WAR WITH RUSSIA: REPORT FROM THE LEGAL FRONT

Ukraine is at war with Russia on several fronts, and the legal front is far from being secondary.
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"ARE WE KEEPING A MORATORIUM ON LAND? IF SO, THE STRASBOURG COURT WILL AWARD BILLIONS OF COMPENSATIONS TO EVERYONE INTERESTED"

Read in an interview with Ivan Lishchyna for Yevropeiska Pravda about the consequences of this judgment for Ukraine, why the Government did not appeal the Court's judgment on the moratorium, as well as our evidence in cases regarding Crimea and Donetsk.
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RUSSIA AIMS TO CONVINCE THE ECHR NOT TO CONSIDER THE UKRAINE V. RUSSIA CASE – SAYS LAWYER

Ukraine lodged an application against Russia before the European Court of Human Rights. Olha Butkevych explained the subject matter of the case “Ukraine v. Russia”, its importance for the fate of the Crimean peninsula and Russian arguments before the court.
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IVAN LISHCHYNA: WE ARE GROWING SHARP-TOOTHED PIRANHAS THAT WILL TATTER RUSSIA IN THE ECHR

According to the latest data of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), more than half of the complaints against Ukraine are related to the events in Crimea and Donbas. The list of applicants paradoxically includes both pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian volunteers.
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UKRAINE V. RUSSIA. ANALYSIS OF THE COURT HEARING REGARDING CRIMEA IN THE GRAND CHAMBER OF THE ECHR

On 11 September 2019, the European Court of Human Rights held a 3-hour session of the chamber of judges in the case Ukraine v. Russia (re Crimea). The case concerns allegations made by Ukraine of a number of violations of the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention) and some of its protocols by the Russian Federation in Crimea. Taras Tsymbrivskyi, Head of USAID Human Rights in Action Program analysed the ECHR hearings.
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