Ukraine takes Russia to Europe court over ‘targeted assassinations’


Ukraine has accused Russia of assassinating its opponents in a case lodged at the European Court of Human Rights. – EPA pic, February 23, 2021.

UKRAINE has accused Russia of targeted assassinations of “perceived opponents” in a case lodged at the European Court of Human Rights, the latest salvo by Kiev in a barrage of legal complaints against Moscow.

The case, which was filed last week, accuses Russia of carrying out “state-authorised” assassinations “in Russia and on the territory of other states… outside a situation of armed conflict”, the court said today.


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