European Court says Russia not facing up to domestic abuse problem

FILE PHOTO: The courtroom of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia failed to protect a woman from repeated acts of violence by her former partner, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday, saying her case showed that Moscow was not facing up to its domestic abuse problem. Valeriya Volodina, who now uses a different name for security reasons, was assaulted, […]

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