13 April 2007, 22:20

European Court accepts applications of Dubrovka terror act victims

The European Court for Human Rights has initiated proceedings of the complaint of 58 victims of the terror act in the Dubrovka Theatre Centre, Igor Trunov, claimants' advocate, has reported. "We filed the complaint four years ago and, finally, the Court has made its decision to consider it," the defender said.

He added that not only Russian citizens, but also those from Ukraine, the Netherlands and Kazakhstan, filed complaints to the Strasbourg Court, the RIA "Novosti" reports.

"In response to our complaint, the European Court has informed that the respondent - the government of Russia - should have presented its objections before last June 27," Mr. Trunov added.

The "Caucasian Knot" informed earlier that on October 23, 2002, a total of 923 spectators and actors of "Nord-Ost" musical were taken hostage by terrorists. At least 130 persons perished and over 700 more were injured. 40 terrorists (21 men and 19 women) were killed. The majority of hostages were liberated in the course of a special operation undertaken on October 26, 2002.

Form of mobile communication
SMS: 8 903-767-6060

Know more? Do not be silent!

Lt-feedback_banner

September 19, 2014 05:35

September 19, 2014 04:15

September 18, 2014 20:33

  • In Dagestan, PEC member demands to punish policemen who detained him

    Gayirbi Gayirbiev, a member of a precinct election commission (PEC) has addressed the bosses of law enforcement bodies of Dagestan and Russia with a demand to prosecute the policemen of the Levashin District of Dagestan, who detained him when he tried to prevent a voting fraud at the polling station.

September 18, 2014 18:05

September 18, 2014 15:12

  • ECtHR awards over one million euros to families of 16 missing Chechens

    Today, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has pronounced the decision in the case of the disappearance of 16 residents of Chechnya in 2001-2006. The ECtHR has found Russia guilty of human rights violations and obliged the country to pay more than one million euros of compensation to 43 applicants residing in Chechnya.

September 18, 2014 11:20

September 18, 2014 13:30

  • Krasnodar: "EcoWatch" activist Shevchenko attacked while filming tree pruning

    On September 17, in Krasnodar, Dmitry Shevchenko, the deputy coordinator of the "Ecological Watch for Northern Caucasus" (EcoWatch), was attacked while he was filming the process of tree pruning in the course of the reconstruction works conducted in the Friendship Park. An unidentified man, who led the works, knocked out a video camera from the activist's hands, the website of the "EcoWatch" reports.

All news

Погода в 49 городах Кавказа
News archive