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I leave you, I leave you not. How Russia tricked the Council of Europe into self-amputating its powers |
The push to reinstate the Russian delegation in PACE started in 2016 but has really picked up speed now. On 3 June, PACE’s Rules Committee approved a draft resolution capitulating to the demands of the Russian delegation. The resolution constitutes a “self-amputation” of PACE’s own powers to sanction any delegation, not only the Russian one, …