Published: 1 Jun 2011 | By Nadezhda Ermolayeva

The wind of change


Following an unfavourable ECtHR judgement against Russia in the case of Konstantin Markin, the Chair of the Russian Constitutional Court, Valeriy Zorkin, expressed his belief in the need for Russia to develop a means of protecting its national sovereignty from such decisions.

In this article, Nadezhda Ermolayeva outlines the growing fractures between the ECtHR and the Russian Constitutional Court. What might this mean for the future of human rights in Russia? To find out, read the full article by clicking on the link below.