COP allow Russia to pay compensation in the “case of Yukos”

Russia’s constitutional court has allowed not to pay former Yukos shareholders €1.9 billion by the decision of the European court of human rights (ECHR). About it reports “RIA Novosti”.

According to the court, the court’s contrary to the norms of the Russian Constitution. So he freed Russia from the obligation to fulfill it.

“Russia has the right to deviate from imposed duties, if this is the only way not to violate the Constitution of the Russian Federation”, — said the head of the constitutional court Valery Zorkin.