Russia and PACE

PACE votes for Russia's return

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted today to welcome Russia back into PACE. The Russian delegation led by State Duma's Deputy Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy has arrived in Strasbourg to take part in …

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Kosachev: common sense has prevailed in PACE

Common sense has prevailed in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe where for the first time over the past five years the aggressive anti-Russian minority has failed to impose its viewpoint, Russian Senator Konstantin …

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 PACE rejects to hold debates on Russia’s return

  The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has turned down the initiative to organize emergency debate on bringing Russia to responsibility for non-payment of its membership charges. At the summer …

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 Kosachev on possibility of Russia’s return to PACE

The Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs will meet on June 11 to discuss cooperation with the Council of Europe, including the current situation within its Parliamentary Assembly (PACE), Chairman of the Russian …

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Russia ready to help Council of Europe

Russia is ready to help the Council of Europe overcome its crisis, but those who stripped the Russian delegation to PACE of its powers should take the first step, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at his annual meeting …

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Russia refuses to resume cooperation with PACE

Russian lawmakers voted against sending a delegation to the Council of Europe (CoE) and to not resume funding of the body. "As a result of the lengthy anti-Russian campaign, the activities of Russia in the Council of Europe were …

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 Russia not to return to PACE

Russia has no plans to return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) next year, Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland said. Questioned about the chances of a Russian …

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