21.Jan .2021 16:00

European Court Holds Russia Responsible for Crimes Following 2008 War With Georgia

European Court Holds Russia Responsible for Crimes Following 2008 War With Georgia
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Today, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights announced the verdict on the 2008 Russo-Georgian War. The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to Georgia's request, violating several articles of the European Convention of Human Rights during the August 2008 war.
 
"The Court asserted that since August 12, 2008, “strong Russian presence and the South Ossetian and Abkhazian authorities’ dependency on the Russian Federation indicated that there had been continued “effective control” over South Ossetia and Abkhazia.”
 
view full verdict here.