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Russia and the European Court of Human Rights after 20 Years

Despite ratifying the European Convention on Human Rights 20 years ago, the Russian government today remains widely criticized for its human rights record. Using the findings of the recent book Russia and the European Court of Human Rights: the Strasbourg Effect, Cambridge University Press, 2018 (Mälksoo and Benedek (eds)), the panel discussed what socialization has taken place in Russia as a result of its participation in the ECHR system. 


  • Marina Agaltsova

    Galina Starovoitova Fellow on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution
    Attorney at Law, Human Rights Center "Memorial"
  • Maria Issaeva

    Threefold Legal Advisers, Moscow; Member, Executive board, European Society of International Law
  • Lauri Mälksoo

    Professor of International Law, University of Tartu, Estonia