The justice Ministry within three months to appeal the decision of the European court of human rights (ECHR) ordered Russia to pay nearly three million euros in compensation to relatives of victims of the terrorist attack in Beslan. About it reported in a press-Department service, transfers RIA Novosti.
The Ministry believes that some conclusions of the ECHR is not justified, the approach to the consideration of facts not deep enough, and used the argument unconvincing and inconsistent with the evidence provided by the Russian authorities.
“The findings of the European Court demonstrated a clear misunderstanding by judges of various European countries, the gravity of the situation after the hostage-taking in Beslan [the situation] as well as the specifics, features and risks of the process of conducting law enforcement and rescue operations”, — stated in the message.
In addition, the office is called “absolutely groundless assertion of the European court on the application of Russian law enforcement firearms indiscriminate and heavy weapons while the hostages in the school building”.
In turn, the Kremlin said that it is not ready to accept the conclusions of the ECHR. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that we will take all necessary legal actions associated with this decision.
Earlier, on 13 April, the European court of human rights ordered Russia to pay nearly three million euros to the relatives of the victims of the terrorist attack in Beslan. The plaintiffs claimed that the state did not conduct a proper investigation of the events, and that many aspects of the planning and management of the negotiations with the terrorists and the rescue operation had shortcomings.
1 September 2004 terrorists seized middle school No. 1 in Beslan and for three days kept more than 1,200 people in the gym without food and water. Some of the hostages were shot, some died in the explosions and during the assault undertaken by the security forces. As a result of the attack killed 334 people, including more than 180 children and freeing their staff of the Ministry and the FSB. The responsibility for what happened took on one of the leaders of Chechen separatists Shamil Basayev.