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Russia Ordered To Pay 10 Million Euros To Georgians It Harassed

Russia Ordered To Pay 10 Million Euros To Georgians It Harassed
The border between Georgia and Russia has been closed since 2006. The picture shows the Georgian side of the border in the Dariali Gorge.

Russia has been ordered to pay at least 1,500 citizens of neighboring Georgia 10 million euros ($11.5 million) for subjecting them to a coordinated policy of arrest, detention and expulsion in a case that goes back more than a decade.

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The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Russia put in place an “administrative practice” of harassment in the autumn of 2006 that violated at least six articles of the European Human Rights convention. The measures included collective expulsion, unlawful deprivation of liberty, and inhuman and degrading detention, according to a decision released on Thursday…

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