The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has decided to postpone public hearings in the case on Russia's occupation of Crimea, which was scheduled for 27 February.
The court did not explain the deferment, according to the Yevropeyska Pravda website.
The ECHR website also says that the hearing is postponed, no next date of the hearings is available.
According to the website, the postponement at such a short notice is unprecedented.
Media accreditation for the hearings was still open on Friday.