Eastern Europe and Eurasia

Russian Officials and Research Institute Sanctioned over Navalny Poisoning

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The United Kingdom (UK) and the

The Hagia Sophia, Secularism, and International Cultural Heritage Law

Turkey announced in July 2020 that it would turn the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.[1] The edifice has a long history, and is treasured, inter alia, for its non-denominational nature, showcasing multiple, overlapping religious layers. In fact, it had been a non-religious museum for 85 years.

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24
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25
Author: 
Lucas Lixinski and Vassilis P. Tzevelekos
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Two New Reports on Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering issued by CoE

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On August 18, 2020, the Council of Europe’s (COE) anti-corruption body (GRECO) released an

Poland Announces Plans to Withdraw from Istanbul Convention

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Group Publishes Annual Report

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

On June 3, 2020, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body, published its

ECtHR Issues Advisory Opinion to Armenia on Non-Retroactivity and Legislation by Reference

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 29, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights published an advisory opinion to the Constitutional Court of Armenia on retroactive application of law and whether references to specific article

CJEU Decides on Afghan/Iranian Asylum Seekers’ Case

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

On May 14, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Joined Cases C-924/19 PPU

UN Human Rights Committee Finds Violation of Rights by Russian Federation

Author: 
Emma Schoenberger

Russian Constitutional Court Approves Changes to Presidential Term Limitations under the Constitution

Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

The Russian Constitutional Court has approved amendments to the Russian Constitution that will allow President Vladimir Putin to ser