MOSCOW — she was beaten by him. He kidnapped her. He threatened to kill her.
But this is Russia, where violence that is domestic both endemic and commonly ignored. Each time Valeriya Volodina decided to go to law enforcement for defense against her ex-boyfriend, she got nowhere. “Not when did they open a unlawful instance against him — they’d not really acknowledge there clearly was a situation, ” she claims.
Therefore Ms. Volodina switched her places from the nation, and also this week, the Court that is european of Rights in Strasbourg ruled emphatically in her own favor. (más…)