Ukraine lodged with the Strasbourg legal position on the Crimean claim against the Russian Federation

Украина подала в Страсбург правовую позицию по крымскому иску против РФ

The European court of human rights has registered the documents from the government of Ukraine submitted to the hearing on the joint complaint of the Crimea “Ukraine against Russia”.

This was announced by government Commissioner for the ECHR, Deputy justice Minister Ivan Lyschina, reports 1 January 2019 PKG.

The representative of the government noted, that Ukraine has transferred to Strasbourg “position regarding the annexation and human rights violations in Crimea to the February meeting of the ECHR”.

According to him, in the preparation of the legal position involved the Ukrainian Helsinki Union on human rights and respected British barrister, Queen’s counsel Ben Emmerson.

The first hearing on the “Crimean affair” to be held on 27 February 2019. At the end of this meeting, as you know, the European court of human rights have to make a decision on the admissibility of the complaints of Ukraine on Russia, MT and legally establish the start date of the actual Russian control over the Crimean Peninsula. Ukraine claims to have lost control of Crimea in the night from 26 to 27 February 2014

Lyschina published in your Facebook screenshot from a protected system of communication with the Court, specifying the time of delivery – between 17:34 and 17:27. I wonder what the message of the Commissioner dated Monday 31 December. Date of data transmission in the system is not specified, but earlier it was announced that the documents should be submitted “by December 30”.

Earlier it was reported that in 2018 the Russian ships went to open aggression in the sea of Azov and rammed the Ukrainian court. This was announced by the command of naval forces of Ukraine.