Constitutional court holds that Russian constitution overrides European court rulings


By AFP, 16 July 2015
European Court of Human Rights [photo credit: AFP]
European Court of Human Rights [photo credit: AFP]
Russia declared Tuesday its laws take precedence over decisions by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), a claim lawyers said could let Moscow snub Europe's top rights tribunal. The Constitutional Court ruling comes amid Russia's increasing isolation from the West over the Ukraine crisis, ...
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