The Ministry of justice will provide the ECHR with additional arguments in the case, “Navalny against Russia”


MOSCOW, may 31. /TASS/. The Ministry of justice gives the European court of human rights (ECHR) for more information, confirming the validity and legality of the measures applied to opposition leader Alexei Navalny during his detention. This was reported Wednesday on the Agency’s website.

On 29 may, a panel of the Grand chamber of the ECHR agreed to accept the request Navalny and the Russian authorities that the case was referred to the Grand chamber. “The Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation commends the decision to transfer these claims for review because it was made within the motions submitted by the Russian Federation at the ECHR,” – noted in the Ministry of justice, commenting on the decision. It stressed that to the Grand chamber of the ECHR in the prescribed manner be submitted to “additional legal position of the Russian side confirming the legality and validity applied to the applicant measures and sanctions”.