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BRUSSELS BUREAU | 10/04 18:41 CET

Russia suspended from Europe’s human rights body

Russia suspended from Europe’s human rights body

Members of the Council of Europe voted on Thursday to suspend Russia from the European human rights watchdog over its annexation of Crimea. Parliamentarians from 47 countries at the Strasbourg-based body voted by 145 to 21, with 22 abstentions, to kick Moscow out. The assembly…


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