Two Weeks in Review, 20 June – 3 July

Author: Gail Lythgoe
Published: 03.07.2022
Kateryna Busol argues that any international law response and analysis of the situation in Ukraine and Russia’s actions needs to go beyond 2022, given ‘Russia’s neo-imperial fixation on Ukraine spiked in 2014’. Busol offers an overview of Ukraine’s domestic and international legal response to Russia’s aggression and outlines how the international community should understand what is happening. Read Busol’s post here. Florian Kriener discusses the recent decision of the ECtHR in Case of Ecodefence and Others v. Russia which concerns the Russian Foreign Agents Act. The ECtHR found five interferences with Article 11, the right protecting freedom of assembly and association, and that restrictions upon…