Russia Starts Withdrawal Process from Council of Europe Treaties
Friday, 30 December 2022
Russia launched the procedure of denunciation of agreements to which it was a party as a member country of the Council of Europe.
According to a published document dated 29 December, the Russian government sent a proposal to President Vladimir Putin to put before the State Duma a proposal to suspend the Council of Europe's international treaties on Russia, which is the first step in the procedure.
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe stated that Russia, according to international law, is still obliged to comply with the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights passed against it.