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Russia May End Cooperation With European Court Of Human Rights: RIA


Russian President Putin attends a state awards ceremony dedicated to the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Kremlin in Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a state awards ceremony dedicated to the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia February 23, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via REUTERS
March 1, 2018
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is considering withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights and ending cooperation with the European Court of Human Rights, the RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing unnamed government sources.
The reason for considering withdrawing from the court was because of the fact that many of its decisions ran counter to Russia’s interests, the sources were cited as saying.

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