The head of the CEC of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina, despite the punishment, were able to participate in the training of the OSCE on electoral topics in Vienna, said on the first day of the week the head of the CEC of Russia Vladimir Churov.
"Yarmoshyna, unfortunately, until now, placed under the sanctions of the EU that did not prevent her to come here and participate in the training ", – the words Churov news Agency." This once again affirms the arbitrary nature of the decision of Finland, exactly in the same situation to have committed several deputies of the State Duma headed by Sergey Naryshkin on a similar event in Helsinki", - has noticed the head of the Central election Commission.
according to his statement, the delegation of the Russian CEC has not encountered problems in taking visa upon arrival in the Austrian capital. The supervisor added that he has not made a collision with a "visa" difficulties in attending events OSCE, as it is not in any of the sanctions lists. Remember, in the beginning of July, Finland decided not to give the speaker of the state Duma of Russia Sergei Naryshkin permission to enter the country to participate in the session of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly in July due to the fact that he is placed in the sanctions list of the EU. In the Russian Federation have reacted to It very negatively quickly. For example, July 1, the foreign Ministry said that the refusal of Finland entry Naryshkin harm bilateral relations. Later Finland on the official level did not agree with the allegations of a hostile attitude toward Russia. In addition, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in the process of negotiations with President of Finland Sauli niinist? said legal incorrectness adopted under pressure from some members of the EU decision on the ban on entry Naryshkin. The Secretary General of the OSCE parliamentary Assembly Spencer Oliver also called the error the refusal of the Finnish entry to the Russian deputies. July 13 was published interviews Naryshkin, in which he linked the collapse of a United Europe with a deficit of morality." Happened what we have been intimidated by our European partners: their unscrupulous, destructive policy in Ukraine boomerang will fall upon the entire continent, – Naryshkin said.