Olga Podoplelova

Senior Attorney at the Institute of Law and Public Policy. Olga specializes in litigating rights before the Russian Constitutional Court and international human rights tribunals. She is a trainer for the Institute's seminars on applying to the Constitutional Court and UN bodies. Olga has authored a number of publications on human rights and constitutional trial procedure. She oversees and edits the section on review of the Russian Constitutional Court judgments for the Comparative Constitutional Review journal.


Yes You Can But No You Can’t: Will Russian Court Allow ICU Visitation?

A district court in Moscow turned down a complaint from a family refused access to a dying relative in a hospital’s intensive care unit (ICU). The Moscow City Court will consider the case on appeal before the end of this year.