Russia supports the call of the Council of Europe's Commissioner for human rights Nils Muiznieks to Kiev to reconsider the decision to retreat from Ukraine's international obligations, informs the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.
"The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation got acquainted with published on the Internet office of the Council of Europe report of the high Commissioner for human rights mui?nieks, following his visit to Ukraine from 29 June to 3 July of the current year ", – notified on the Internet representation of the Russian diplomatic vedomctva." Support the call Nils Muiznieks to the Kiev authorities to reconsider the decision to retreat from Ukraine's international obligations, and among them the European Convention for the protection of human rights and main freedoms and the International Covenant On civil and political rights ", – it is reported in explanation of the Foreign Ministry.
The foreign Ministry expressed satisfaction that the Commissioner had focused on the activity in Ukraine of such extremist groups as "Right sector*" and tried to convince it to immediately disband all volunteer battalions outside the structure of military power." A powerful reminder of the Kiev authorities was the call of the Commissioner on the implementation of effective investigation and retribution for the perpetrators of criminal acts in Odessa and on the Maidan ", – it is noted in the message." The unbiased nature of the report demonstrates the commitment Of Muiznieks to understand the situation in Ukraine. We expect that the Commissioner will continue to closely monitor the situation in the South-East of the country, as well as among them in person when visiting the region, and to encourage the Ukrainian government bodies for the cessation of large-scale violations of human rights, accountability and the restoration of peace and consent in Ukraine ", - has told in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. In addition, employees of the Russian foreign Ministry urged Kiev in the shortest terms to do everything outlined in the report of the boards of Commissioner. Remember, the high Commissioner for human rights from 29 June to 3 July during their trip visited Donetsk and met with the authorized Donetsk national Republic. This allowed Muiznieks to get acquainted with the grave humanitarian situation in the South-East of the country, which had been unleashed by the Kiev authorities of "anti-terrorist" operation against residents of their country. The Commissioner in your own report have focused significant human rights violations and the destruction of infrastructure in the Donbass, and among them, the lack of access to potable water, medicines and emergency social institutions in the end, artillery shelling and termination of payment of the region from Kiev authorities. Muiznieks emphasized and issues such as non-payment of pensions to inhabitants of the region, paralysis of the banking system, restrictions on freedom of movement and corruption in Ukrainian checkpoints.
* Organization, which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or ban the activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"