Sevostyanova about the claims of Ukraine against Russia: I Have a very positive attitude

Севостьянова об исках Украины против России: У меня очень позитивный настрой

Russia’s violation of the provisions of the Convention on the protection of human rights confirms a lot of facts, therefore, on the claims of Ukraine against Russia you can do a positive Outlook. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” said first Deputy Minister of justice of Ukraine Natalia Sevostianova.

“I have a very positive attitude about our claims, because there are so many facts confirming the violation by Russia of norms of the Convention on the protection of human rights. But we must understand that international courts is not a year or two, it’s a long process, but it is the effective tool that we have in the international arena, in order to condemn Russia. It is necessary to use it and pass all the stages,” said Sevostyanova.

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She noted that currently the Ukrainian side has sent 3 interstate lawsuit against Russia.

“This means that both we and the Russian side delivered a separate issue and in the process will perhaps 6-7 rounds of exchange of answers, before we proceed to the main process. Then perhaps the group will travel to the country independently, analyze, and gather evidence to test them,” – said the Deputy Minister.

Recall, the Russian constitutional court on 14 July 2015, took the decision, allowing not to comply with the decisions of the ECHR, if they are found to be contradicting the Constitution of Russia. The Ukrainian Ministry of foreign Affairs has expressed concern at the decision of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation, as it seeks, among other things, to avoid responsibility for serious and massive violations of human rights in the occupied Crimea and occupied Donbas”. Ukraine has filed several lawsuits in the ECHR against Russia on the facts of narusheniya human rights.