Euro court rejects Stalin article claim

The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a complaint by the grandson of Josef Stalin over a Russian newspaper article that called the Soviet dictator a “bloodthirsty cannibal”.

Euro court rejects Stalin article claim

The article appeared in the newspaper Novaya Gazeta in 2009.

Yevgeny Dzhugashvili first filed a defamation suit against the newspaper in a Russian court, which ruled against him.

Dzhugashvili then took the issue to the European court.

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