Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

The central government body instructed the leadership of the legal and penitentiary system of Russia. The Ministry of Justice develops and implements state policy and regulatory control, as well as performs law enforcement duties and functions of control and supervision.

MOJ RF

The Ministry of Justice also develops and implements state policy and regulatory control, as well as performs law enforcement and control and supervision functions in this area:

  • Execution of criminal penalties (according to FSIN)
  • Registered non-profit organizations, including information about them, branches of international organizations and foreign non-governmental organizations, public associations, political parties and religious organizations.
  • advocacy,
  • notarial activity,
  • State registration of civil status,
  • Legalization and apostille,
  • control over the established order of courts work and execution of judicial acts and other bodies,
  • anti-corruption efforts.

Anti-corruption examination of draft laws is conducted by individuals and legal entities accredited as independent experts. As of November 16, 2010, 828 individuals and 164 legal entities were accredited as independent experts. The decision on accreditation is made by the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation or one of his authorized deputy ministers and order is issued. Accredited specialists are issued a certificate.

Members

  • PJSC CB PrivatBank and Finance Company Finilon LLC v. The Russian Federation
  • Ukraine v. Russia (VIII)
  • Ukraine v. Russia (VII)
  • Ukraine v. Russia (ІІ)
  • Ukraine v. Russia (re Eastern Ukraine)
  • Ukraine v. Russia (re Crimea)

Delegates

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Department of International Law and Cooperation of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Structural subdivision of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation. Authorized body of the Russian Federation for relations with the Hague Conference on Private International Law

Legal advisers

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HOUTHOFF

This is a law firm, headquartered in the Netherlands. With 300 lawyers worldwide, Houthoff is one of the largest law firms in the Netherlands.

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“Ivanyan & Partners” law firm

“Ivanyan & Partners” law firm was established in 2006. It represents the interests of corporate, private clients, and government customers. More than 70 attorneys work in its offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. A feature of the firm is international practice.

involved legal advisers and experts:
HOUTHOFF (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
  • Marielle Koppenol-Laforce
  • Rob Meijer
  • Isabelle van den Nieuwendijk
  • Glenn Hoek
  • Matthew Brown
  • Max Werkhoven
  • Alexander Rogers
  • Ms. Maartje Verstappen
  • Alexander Feenstra
“Ivanyan & Partners” law firm in Russia (Moscow, Russian Federation)
  • Khristofor Ivanyan

Delegates

Mikhail Galperin

Agent of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Legal advisers

Michael Swainston (QC)

British lawyer specializing in interstate litigation, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and investment contract cases. Legal Adviser of the Russian Federation

Delegates

Mikhail Galperin

Agent of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Legal advisers

Michael Swainston (QC)

British lawyer specializing in interstate litigation, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and investment contract cases. Legal Adviser of the Russian Federation

Delegates

Mikhail Galperin

Agent of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Legal advisers

Michael Swainston (QC)

British lawyer specializing in interstate litigation, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and investment contract cases. Legal Adviser of the Russian Federation

Delegates

Mikhail Galperin

Agent of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Legal advisers

Michael Swainston (QC)

British lawyer specializing in interstate litigation, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and investment contract cases. Legal Adviser of the Russian Federation

Delegates

Mikhail Galperin

Agent of the Russian Federation before the European Court of Human Rights - Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation

Legal advisers

Michael Swainston (QC)

British lawyer specializing in interstate litigation, international commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration and investment contract cases. Legal Adviser of the Russian Federation

Cases

All cases

International Court of Justice

PJSC CB PrivatBank and Finance Company Finilon LLC v. The Russian Federation

Am arbitration against the Russian Federation referring to the fact of expropriation of Privatbank and Finilon assets in Crimea.

European Court of Human Rights

Ukraine v. Russia (VIII)

The inter-State application of the Government of Ukraine against the Russian Federation regarding violations of rights of the captured Ukrainian servicemen of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine after the attack on three Ukrainian Navy vessels by vessels of the Border Service of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation in the Kerch Strait on 25 November 2018.

Ukraine v. Russia (VII)

The inter-State application of the Government of Ukraine against the Government of the RF with the ECHR regarding gross and systematic violations of the rights of Ukrainian citizens illegally detained and persecuted in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Russian Federation. This demonstrates fragrant and systematic violations of international law by the RF.

Ukraine v. Russia (ІІ)

The inter-State application of Government of Ukraine against the Russian Federation regarding the abduction of orphan children by representatives of the Russian occupation administrations of ‘DPR’/‘LPR’ and attempts of their illegal transfer or actual transportation to the territory of the Russian Federation

Ukraine v. Russia (re Eastern Ukraine)

The case concerns violations of human rights by the Russian Federation in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where the Russian occupation administrations of the so-called ‘Donetsk People's Republic’ and ‘Luhansk People's Republic’, as well as units of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation operate.

Ukraine v. Russia (re Crimea)

The inter-State application concerns complaints of mass and systematic human rights violations in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Events

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Video

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Video of the capture of the ARC Parliament 26-27.02.2014
Video of the capture of the ARC Parliament 26-27.02.2014
26.02.2014
Hearing of the Grand Chamber in Ukraine vs. Russia (concerning Crimea)
Hearing of the Grand Chamber in Ukraine vs. Russia (concerning Crimea)
11.09.2019
Man and the Right | The ECHR is considering Ukraine's case against this
Man and the Right | The ECHR is considering Ukraine's case against this
14.09.2019
Ukraine vs. Russia: Hearings on Crimean Case Held in ECHR
Ukraine vs. Russia: Hearings on Crimean Case Held in ECHR
11.09.2019