At the exit of the Council of Europe Russia does not resume automatically from under the competence of the European court of human rights (ECtHR), said Last news on Thursday, the Deputy Chairman of the Department of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state construction Konstantin Dobrynin.
according to him, Russia will have to withdraw from the European Convention on human rights and main freedoms, to which she joined in 1998.
before the Russian Minister of justice Alexander Konovalov said that in the case of withdrawal of Russia from the Council of Europe within the country will stop the competence of the European court of human rights (ECHR).
" Minister Konovalov rights not only fully, the fact that if Russia still decides to leave the Council of Europe, the jurisdiction of the ECtHR may not apply to the Russian Federation. However, this is not an automatic consequence, to exit from under the judicial jurisdiction of the ECtHR we will have to withdraw from the European Convention on human rights and main freedoms, adopted in Rome, to which Russia joined in 1998, " said Dobrynin.
"Otherwise this cannot be done, because the ECHR is a tool and in truth important Convention, and not the instrument of the Council of Europe, are two big differences," he finished the Senator.
on Wednesday, the PACE has deprived the Russian delegation's voting rights until April, thereby extending introduced last April penalties because of the situation in Ukraine. The head of the delegation Alexei Pushkov said that the Russian Federation PACE leaves before the end of the year. According to him, at the end of the year will be to address the question of Russian membership in the Council of Europe.