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Gallery owner Gelman files complaint with European Court of Human Rights in Yakemenko case

posted 7 Mar 2013, 12:50 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 7 Mar 2013, 13:26 ]
25 February 2012

Source: Open Information Agency 

Marat Gelman has filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights in protest against a decision by the Russian courts ordering him to pay 100,000 roubles to the former head of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs Vasily Yakemenko for statements he made on the Internet which said that the official had ordered the beating up of journalist Oleg Kashin. [Read more]