Statement of the Russia Working Group | Freedom House

Statement of the Russia Working Group

The Russia Working Group, an independent initiative of Russia foreign policy experts and democracy and human rights advocates, chaired by president of Freedom House, David J. Kramer, and senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, Robert Kagan, today released a statement condemning Russia’s denial of registration for opposition political party, Party of People’s Freedom. In the statement the group calls the decision "inconsistent with Russia’s international obligations as a member of the Council of Europe and Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to uphold democratic principles and the rule of law" and called for an immediate reversal.
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