European Court ruling on Aleksei Pichugin application comes into force

posted 28 Jan 2013, 04:34 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 28 Jan 2013, 04:36 ]
24 January 2013 

Vera Vasileva 

On 24 January 2013 the ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on the first application by Aleksei Pichugin came into force. This means that the first guilty verdict against the former Yukos employee should be quashed. This was announced by Ksenia Kostromina, lawyer at the Centre for International Protection. [Read more]