Russia Update: European Court of Human Rights Rules That Russia Must Compensate Bolotnaya Demonstrator

January 5, 2016
Demonstrators on Bolotnaya Square on May 6, 2012. The banner says "Crooks and Thieves Return the Elections!" Photo by Stanislav Sedov/

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia must pay a total of 32,000 euros ($34,385) in compensation to a demonstrator who was wrongfully arrested.

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