Church of Scientology Moscow v. Russia
The Church of Scientology Moscow v Russia [2007] ECHR 258 is a European Court of Human Rights case, concerning Article 11 of the Convention. In the case the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbour...
Russian People's Democratic Union
The People's Democratic Union (Российский народно-демократический союз, НарДемСоюз, РНДС; Rossiyskiy narodno-demokraticheskiy soyuz, NapDemSoyuz, RNDS) is a liberal opposition political party in Russi...
Alekseyev v. Russia
Alekseyev v. Russia is a case before the European Court of Human Rights concerning the prohibition of the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Moscow Pride gay rights marches in Russia's capital. The case was brought ...
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Igor Sutyagin
Igor Vyacheslavovich Sutyagin (Russian: Игорь Сутягин; born 17 January 1965) is a Russian arms control and nuclear weapons specialist. In 1998 he became the head of the subdivision for Military-Techn...
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Vasily Aleksanyan
Vasily Georgievich Aleksanyan (Russian: Васи́лий Гео́ргиевич Алексаня́н, Armenian: Վասիլի Ալեքսանյան; 15 December 1971 – 2 October 2011) was a Russian lawyer, businessman, and a former E...
2006 deportation of Georgians from Russia
2006 deportation of Georgians from Russia refers to a controversial displacement of several hundreds of citizens of Georgia by the government of Russia during the 2006 Georgia-Russia crisis.The charge...
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Vladimir Gusinsky
Vladimir Aleksandrovich Gusinsky (Russian: Влади́мир Алекса́ндрович Гуси́нский [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ ɡʊˈsʲinskʲɪj]; born 6 October 1952) is a Russian media tycoon. He is known as the foun...
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Ruslan Alikhadzhiyev
Ruslan Shamilevich Alikhadzhiev (Russian: Руслан Алихаджиев) was a parliamentary speaker of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria who was forcibly disappeared by Russian forces in 2000.
Alikhadzhie...
Solidarnost
Solidarnost (Солидарность, Russian for "Solidarity", named after the Polish Solidarność) is a Russian liberal democratic political movement founded on 13 December 2008 by a number of well-known member...
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Karinna Moskalenko
Karinna Akopovna Moskalenko (Russian: Кари́нна Ако́повна Москале́нко) (born February 9, 1954 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR), is Russia's leading human rights lawyer, and a member of Moscow Helsink...
Baikalfinansgrup
Baikalfinansgrup (Russian: Байкалфинансгруп) is a Russian limited liability company owned by Rosneft Oil Company. It is best known as the company that won the December 19, 2004 auction for a 76.7...
Lautsi v. Italy
Lautsi v. Italy was a case brought before the European Court of Human Rights, which, on 18 March 2011, ruled that the requirement in Italian law that crucifixes be displayed in classrooms of state sch...
Yukos
OJSC "Yukos Oil Company" (Russian: ОАО Нефтяна́я Компа́ния Ю́КОС, [ˈjukəs]) was an oil and gas company based in Moscow, Russia. Yukos was acquired from the Russian government by Russian oligarch M...
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Musayev, Labazanova and Magomadov v. Russia
Musayev, Labazanova and Magomadov v. Russia was the July 26, 2007, ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of the February 2000 Novye Aldi massacre in Chechnya, which unanimous...
Bank Menatep
Bank Menatep was a US$29 billion holding company created by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, that had indirect controlling interest in Yukos Oil Company.
The bank's financial condition was seriously dam...
Viktor Gerashchenko
Viktor Vladimirovich Gerashchenko (Russian: Ви́ктор Влади́мирович Гера́щенко), nicknamed Gerakl (the Russian version of Heracles), was the Chairman of the Soviet and then Russian Central Bank during m...
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Zura Bitiyeva
Zura Bitiyeva (1948–May 21, 2003) (also transliterated as Bitieva) was a locally well-known Chechen human rights activist who was extrajudicially executed by a Russian government death squad in 2003 a...
Vassili Kononov
Vassili Makarovich Kononov or Vasiliy Makarovich Kononov (Russian: Василий Макарович Кононов, Latvian: Vasilijs Kononovs; 1 January 1923 – 31 March 2011) was a Soviet partisan d...
Mikheyev v. Russia
Mikheyev v. Russia was a 2006 court case involving Alexey Mikheyev and the Russian Federation. The case became notable as "the first serious victory in a case of torture" brought to the European Court...
Alexei Kondaurov
Alexei Kondaurov (born 1949) is a former KGB general, former Head Analyst at Yukos, and current member of Russia's State Duma for the Communist Party. Asked about the fact that he is both a Communist ...
Robert Amsterdam
Robert "Bob" Amsterdam (born 1956) is a Canadian international lawyer of the law firm Amsterdam & Partners, with offices in Washington, D.C. and London.
Amsterdam was born in 1956 in White Pla...
Bombing of Katyr-Yurt
The reported bombing of Katyr-Yurt (Chechnya) occurred on February 4, 2000, when Russian forces bombed the village of Katyr-Yurt and a refugee convoy under white flags in an attempt to stop the breako...
Baysayeva v. Russia
Baysayeva v. Russia was an April 5, 2007, European Court of Human Rights ruling in the case of forced disappearance of a Chechen man Shakhid Baysayev, which unanimously held Russia responsible for se...
Platon Lebedev
Platon Leonidovich Lebedev (Russian: Плато́н Леони́дович Ле́бедев; born 29 November 1956) is a former CEO of Group Menatep, was released from Russian prison January 25, 2014, and is best known as a cl...
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Moldovan schools in Transnistria
The Moldovan schools in Transnistria became an issue of contention in 2004 in the context of the disputed status of Transnistria, a breakaway region of Moldova since 1990/1992.
Moldovan schools we...
Slivenko v. Latvia
Slivenko v. Latvia (48321/99) was a case argued before the European Court of Human Rights and decided in 2003.
Ms. T. Slivenko was born in Estonia in 1959 and at the age of one month she moved to ...