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Gruba and Others v Russia: Policemen’s Equal Access to Parental Leave

Gruba and Others v Russia: Policemen’s Equal Access to Parental Leave

It is increasingly recognised worldwide that the responsibility for taking care of children ought to be shared ...
Russian gig economy violates worker rights with society’s tacit acceptance

Russian gig economy violates worker rights with society’s tacit acceptance

The term “gig economy” was coined during the global financial crisis in 2009, to describe a freelance economy where
A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

A Small Success for LGBT Rights in Russia

Maxim Neverov, 16, was the first minor charged for ‘promoting homosexuality,’ under the Russian Federal Law, “On ...
Taking Some Human Rights Back: The Case of Ildar Dadin

Taking Some Human Rights Back: The Case of Ildar Dadin

Article 31 of the Russian Constitution, which guarantees a right of peaceful assembly, has recently clashed with ...
Domestic Violence and the Regressive Russian Amendment

Domestic Violence and the Regressive Russian Amendment

On the 8th of February 2017, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law an amendment that relegated domestic ...
Is Russia “Decriminalising Domestic Violence?”

Is Russia “Decriminalising Domestic Violence?”

The Russian bill providing for what has been called the 'decriminalisation of domestic violence' passed a second ...

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