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on November 19, 2015 in World News

Russian Constitutional Court gets priority over international courts in new bill

Russian Constitutional Court gets priority over international courts in new bill Lawmakers of all four Russian parliamentary parties have jointly drafted the bill that once passed into law would give more powers to the Constitutional Court, allowing Russia to legally ignore the decisions of foreign justice bodies. The sponsors of the bill wrote in explanations accompanying the document that it seeks to secure the “legal sovereignty” of the Russian Federation and to “oppose the prejudiced rulings” that demand huge monetary compensation from Russia’s budget. In particular, the new act would allow Russia’s Constitutional Court to decide whether the country should… View Article

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