Konstantin Skoblik

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Konstantin Skoblik is Nonresident Fellow, The Russia Program at George Washington University | Doctoral Researcher, Doctoral Programme in Law, the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki. His theory-driven, empirical project aims to detect and sociologically describe reconfigurations that the Russian criminal justice system is undergoing due to the country’s withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights.

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The Human Rights Backlash in Criminal Justice: The Case of Russia’s Exit from the European Convention on Human Rights

Large-scale conflicts such as the Russia – Ukraine crisis transform societal structures of the regions involved. Much analysis has already focused on changes in Russian politics, economy, culture, etc. However, some gradual and heterogeneous reconfigurations in Russia’s legal system can easily be overlooked, especially if these do not immediately produce significant political events attracting scholars’ attention.

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