“Torture was estimated at 2 thousand euros,” – Klimkin responded to the decision of the European court against Russia

Klimkin responded to the decision of the European court on the Afanasyev. Photo: Корреспондент.net

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said mixed feelings regarding the verdict of the European court of human rights, which ordered Russia to pay 2,000 euros ex-a political prisoner of the Kremlin Gennady Afanasyev.

About this he wrote on Twitter.

“Never discussed the ECHR decision, and on the case of G. Afanasyev I have very mixed feelings. On the one hand, condemned Russia’s actions – and this voice sounds all over the world. On the other, all the tortures are estimated at 2000 euros, ” he wrote.

According to him, every shameful violation of Russia’s human rights must end strict judicial sentence.

“Ex-prisoner complained about conditions in the prison transport vehicles of the Federal penitentiary service of Russia”, – said the representative of human rights Commission “memorial” Ernest Mezak.

Ukrainian Afanasyev condemned in Russia for 7 years for “terrorism”. He and another prisoner of the Kremlin, Yuri Soloshenko was pardoned and returned to Ukraine during the exchange 14 Jun 2016.

In Krasnodar court on 1 February held a meeting to examine the appeal on the safety method of the content of Ukrainian political prisoner Pavel Mushroom. According to the lawyer, Paul is very haggard look, the constant complaints of pain in the stomach and abdomen.