European Court Rules Russia Responsible For Crimes Following 2008 War With Georgia

Eurasia Review


By Joshua Kucera*

(Eurasianet) -- Russia is responsible for human rights violations in the aftermath of the 2008 war with Georgia over South Ossetia, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled.

The long-awaited ruling was hailed in Georgia. Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said in a tweet that it marked “one of...

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