Moscow expects explanations from Washington concerning the reasons behind the recent detention of two Russian citizens and will undertake own steps to clarify details of this case, the Foreign Ministry’s human rights advocate says.
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Moscow and Tehran are concerned about the politicization of the UN human rights agenda and attempts to use human rights in order to interfere in the countries' internal affairs, Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Moscow expects Washington to clarify the circumstances of the death of ex-head of Gazprom-Media and former Russian Press Minister Mikhail Lesin, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.
The Russian Foreign Ministry Human Rights Ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov said Wednesday that he does not understand why a Russian citizen is still held in the notorious US detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Russia is seriously concerned about reports of jailed Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko's health and wants to clarify the situation with US authorities, the Russian Foreign Ministry's special envoy for human rights, democracy and ...