Leonid Abgadzhava

Graduated from Moscow State Law Academy and Leiden University (Crime and Criminal Justice Programme). From 2017 to 2020 Leonid had been a lawyer of the "Russia Behind Bars" organisation, since 2020 he is a lawyer of the Moscow Bar Association and an expert of the "Russia Behind Bars" organisation.


Extradition from the EU to Russia as a Pretext

What is the future of Russian citizens extradited from EU countries to their homeland? According to the European Convention on Human Rights and European human rights case law, a country attempting to extradite an accused person must assess the risks that the person may face. But do the European courts assess these risks correctly?