Russian citizen won a case against surveillance in the European Court of Human Rights

Anton Nesterov komachi at
Fri Dec 4 10:19:58 PST 2015

tl;dr Roman Zakharov, Russian journalist and activist, tried to sue
Russian government since 2003 for intercepting his mobile telephone
communications and the Russian laws on surveillance as unconstitutional.
He failed and then went to the European Court of Human Rights, which
ruled that Russian laws violate Article 8 of ECHR and forced Russia to
pay 40,000 euro of compensation.

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It also has a good review of Russian laws about surveillance.

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