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Sergei Kislyak: Russian delegation’s credentials in PACE confirmed in full

Credentials of the Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have been approved without limitations, reported First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council...

Members of the Federation Council took part in the PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy meeting

First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Sergei Kislyak and First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Defence and Security Vladimir Kozhin took...

Sergei Kislyak: PACE states’ parliament members must coordinate their steps to counter the pandemic

First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs Sergei Kislyak and First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Defence and Security Vladimir Kozhin...

Leonid Slutskiy: discussion on the situation in Belarus at PACE was politicized

Today, the PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy discussed the current situation in Belarus, as said the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs. “The...

Petr Tolstoy urged PACE members to cooperate in investigation of the incident with Alexey Navalny

Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, head of the Russian delegation to PACE and Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Petr Tolstoy, following the meeting of...

Members of the State Duma met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić

“We discussed several issues of concern to the Russian parliamentary delegation to PACE and also issues related to cooperation between Russia and the Council of Europe, considered as the main...

Petr Tolstoy: language discrimination is disgrace for modern Europe

PACE prefers not to notice violations of the rights of millions of Russian-speaking citizens in Ukraine, and the reaction Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe Dunja Mijatović...

Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko’s answer to TASS News Agency

Question: In recent years, Russian diplomacy has undertaken consistent efforts to help the Council of Europe emerge from a protracted institutional crisis. The ministerial meeting held in...

On 36th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

On April 1-4 a Russian delegation headed by Governor of Leningrad Region Alexander Drozdenko took part in 36 th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of...

Russian delegation takes part in 36th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

A Russian delegation headed by Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region, vice-president of the Chamber of the Regions and member of the Bureau of the Congress takes part in 36 th ...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s interview with Euronews, Moscow, October 16, 2018

Question: The issue of Russia’s financial contribution to the Council of Europe has long been on the agenda after Russia’s voting right was suspended. How important is the Council of Europe to...

Foreign Ministry statement on the situation in PACE and prospects for resuming contributions to the Council of Europe

There has been much speculation lately in the media regarding the situation within the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and Russia’s contributions to the Council of Europe...

On 34th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

The Russian delegation headed by Ms. Svetlana Orlova, Governor of Vladimir Region, took part in the 34 th session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe,...