Georgian officials: ‘winning 2008 war case against Russia in ECHR is an enormous victory’

Georgia submitted a lawsuit to the ECHR against Russia over the armed conflict in de facto Tskhinvali back in 2008 and has just won the case.  Photo: Ketevan Kardava., 21 Jan 2021 - 17:36, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian top officials have stated that the country’s victory in the August 2008 war case against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is ‘historic and an enormous victory for the country.’ 

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has stated that the ‘victory was inevitable’ and that it belongs to every Georgian.