Politics. The ECHR orders Russia to release Navalny “immediately”

The tensions in connection with the Alexeï Navalny affair took a new turn on Wednesday: The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered the release of the Russian opponent “with immediate effect” and argued with risks to his life, as from a decision of the Kremlin critic shows website.

The court in Strasbourg contacted by AFP upheld this decision.