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Ukraine appeals to UN International Court on Russia's funding of terrorism

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Minister stressed that he hoped two cases against Russian Federation would be considered in late 2018 – early 2019
16:12, 13 August 2018

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Apart from six lawsuits Ukraine filed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Ukraine has also filed some to the UN International Court, as Pavlo Petrenko, Justice Minister, said at the briefing on Monday, August 13, 112.ua reports.

“There are also two cases in the UN International Court which concern the ban of funding terrorism (Russia’s violation of these Conventions), prohibition of discrimination on any grounds. And the third case is in the International Tribunal concerning violations of Ukraine’s rights for subsoil assets and landscapes, which Russia occupied,” he said.

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The Minister stressed that he hoped two cases against Russian Federation would be considered in late 2018 – early 2019.

Earlier, Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has filed six lawsuits against Russia to the European Court of Human Rights as of today. The last one concerns the rights of the political prisoners.

In particular, Ukraine asks the ECHR to impose individual sanctions on the Russian officials and offers to create a Ukrainian “Magnitsky's list”.

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