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May 2013

The applicant, Sergey Samartsev, is a Russian national who was born in 1970 and is currently in prison following his conviction in 2006 of two murders.

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The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted Protocol 15 to the European Convention of Human Rights.

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European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) judgments can have a huge impact in Member States by highlighting systemic and serious problems in human rights protection.

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In today’s Chamber judgment in the case of Tymoshenko v. Ukraine (application no. 49872/11), which is not final, the European Court of Human Rights held, unanimously, that there had been:

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This document is part of the Open Society Justice Initiative's Arrest Rights Toolkit, a resource for criminal lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and police—all those who play a role in ensuring that the rights of people accused of crimes are respected.

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