Putin emphasized the importance of the right of the COP to take decisions on the work of the ECHR

Putin emphasized the importance of the right of the COP to take decisions on the work of the ECHR


The decision of legislators of Russia on the right of the constitutional court to make appropriate orders regarding the activities of the ECtHR in respect of Russia and Russian legislation, is very important. Many European countries go the same path, said the head of state.

ST. PETERSBURG, 14 Dec. The decision of the Russian legislators on the law of the constitutional court to make decisions regarding the activities of the ECtHR in respect of Russia and Russian legislation, it is extremely important, though not new, since the European countries also follow this way, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with judges of the constitutional court of the Russian Federation.

The Federation Council of the Russian Federation approved a law giving the Constitutional court (CC) of the Russian Federation the right to accept the impossible enforcement in Russia of decisions of international courts, if they violate the rule of the Russian Constitution. The document was developed in pursuance of the COP decision dated 14 July, in which he ruled that will solve the issue of execution of judgments of the European court of human rights in each case individually and decisions of the ECHR are enforceable only with regard to the recognition of the supremacy of the Constitution of Russia.

“Besides, you still switched to the electronic application for consideration, improve, keep up with the times, it gives the opportunity to people opens up additional access to the constitutional court for citizens. But the important thing is the decision of legislators of Russia on the right of the constitutional court to make appropriate decisions regarding the activities of the ECtHR in respect of Russia and Russian legislation. This is extremely important things”, — said Putin.

He noted that in this respect Russia has not invented anything new, as many European countries go the same path.

“And I was very pleased to hear and to know that you had a meeting with colleagues from the ECHR, the conference”, — said Putin.

“I would like you to hear in more detail, how was the meeting what was discussed and what the outcome or conclusions you with the European colleagues together, came,” — said the head of state.