Russia has officially informed the secretary general of the Council of Europe that it will suspend an €11 million payment until the rights of Moscow’s delegation in the council’s Parliamentary Assembly are fully restored.
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Anne Brasseur, president of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, said she regretted Russia's decision not to participate in the Assembly's meetings following the suspension of its voting rights.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe will not be allowed to observe Russia's upcoming elections to the lower house of parliament following its decision to deprive the Russian PACE delegation of its rights.
Moscow will cut its membership fees to the Council of Europe because of the ban on participation at sessions of its parliamentary council, PACE, a popular Russian daily reported, quoting diplomatic sources. Read Full Article at RT.c...
State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin has told reporters that Russia will withhold one-third of its 2018 fee to the Council of Europe, due to the CE’s Parliamentary Assembly still barring the Russian delegation from participation in...