About the Author 

Anton Burkov, holds a law degree (Urals State Law Academy), a kandidat iuridicheskikh nauk (Tiumen’ State University), and an LL.M. (University of Essex, Chevening Scholar), and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in law (University of Cambridge, TNK-BP Kapitza Scholar). In 2001-2002, he completed the PILI/COLPI Public Interest Law Fellows Programme at Columbia University School of Law (New York). Since 1998 he has been practicing and teaching human rights law. During his nine years of practice as a human rights lawyer with the Urals Centre of Constitutional and International Human Rights Protection of the NGO Sutyajnik, Anton Burkov litigated cases in district and regional courts, the Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation. He took part in the case of Rakevich v. Russia. At the moment he serves as a legal representative in a number of cases before the European Court of Human Rights. Anton Burkov taught at the Urals State Law Academy and the Urals Institute of Economy, Management and Law, participated in many workshops as a trainer, presented papers at conferences, and published five books and more then 20 papers in major Russian law journals and in English-language law journals.

In 2000 Anton Burkov was awarded a city-wide legal prize: the “Profi-Yekaterinburg” in the area of “Jurisprudence”. In 2001 he was awarded the highest legal prize in Russia, the “FEMIDA” award, “for contributions toward the creation of a democratic society and the development of state legal institutions.” In 2002 he set up a human rights news agency, Sutyajnik-Press. The author’s personal web-page in English is, in Russian is


Anton Burkov, The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on Russian Law (Stuttgart: ibidem-Verlag, 2007, ISBN 3-89821-639-X) 162 pp., Paperback, € 24,90




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Other publications by the author

Burkov, Implementation of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in Russian Courts," Russian Law: Theory and Practice 1 (2006), 68-76 (in PDF file, 3,8 Mb)

Burkov, ed., Primenenie Evropeiskoi Konvencii o Zaschite Prav Cheloveka v Sudah Rossii (Ekaterinburg: Izdatelstvo Uralskogo Universiteta, 2006), 210-220, (Domestic application of the European Convention on Human Rights in Russian Courts) ISBN 5-7525-1570-X


15.05.2015г. распоряжением Минюста РФ СРОО "Сутяжник" включена в реестр иностранных агентов.