"A procedural battle is being waged about the appointment of a new Ukranian Judge at the Court. [...]How can it take two years to resolve such an issue when the ECtHR is chronically understaffed and could need every judge it can get...?
The origin was the fact that in 2007 one of the three candidates on the list submitted to Ukraine withdrew. Thusfar, the authorities refused to submit a new third candidate. Instead they have submitted a completely new list, without even justifying such a move with a reference to exceptional circumstances. [...]"
Ukip: out for the count
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