Court name: Vladimir Regional Court
State: Russian Federation
Date of decision:
Key aspects: Discrimination, Gender, State succession, Statelessness and asylum
The applicant, a Russian-speaking non-citizen of Estonia, applied for asylum in Russia, claiming discrimination on the basis of ethnicity in Estonia. The Court considers the problematic situation of non-citizens of Estonia, but concludes that the circumstances of the applicant's claim do not constitute basis for protection in Russia under the asylum framework.