Russian State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin has said Moscow will not consider itself bound by the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg if Russia is not allowed to participate in the selection of judges.Volodin made the comments in St. Petersburg on October 14 at the opening of a session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.

ECHR judges are selected by deputies of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

On 10 October, ECHR has ruled that...

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