There are continuing disappearances and abductions, arbitrary arrests, torture and even deaths. Also the chairman of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Goran Lennmarker, testified about the Russian elections of 2007: a Estas elections do not meet the criteria we have in Europe . And other international observers said that the last Russian presidential elections, which gave 70% of the votes the candidate of Putin, Medvedev, cast doubt on the freedom of Russian voters (a ). The elections were the characteristics of a plebiscite on the last eight years in this country , as reported by the 22 delegates of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, in now, the Council of Europe (an organization that monitors democracy, the rule of law and human rights in the European continent) has unclogged the European Court of Human Rights, the judicial body that protects 800 million Europeans. Russia blocked since 2004 Protocol 14 of the Tribunal, intended to streamline its operations, but has now agreed a procedure to reject some claims as inadmissible and resolve cases of violation of rights which it has clear jurisdiction. Perhaps because Russia does not sign or ratify the protocol (except surprise) and so avoid the Court of the Council of Europe to prosecute the tens of thousands of claims of human rights violations involving Russia.
This is the a Russia to deal with today. However, an analyst at a prestigious newspaper of Spain has argued that a Europa Russia should perhaps take a more in serious , because, he says, is a necessitated a strong Russia to stop fundamentalism in the former Soviet republics, supported by NATO . And it seems a personal opinion alone. Certainly, the picture of some former Soviet republics is disheartening. Belarus, with the last dictator of Europe, Moldova with assaulting his rebellious youth Parliament; Armenia’s conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno Karabakh, Ukraine, split away from the Orange Revolution, Georgia Russia, confronted with the question of Abkhazia and South Ossetia including There is instability, but not a reason to give carte blanche to the Russian Federation, being the strongest, to be gendarme in the region. Russia has to drive away before all the dark areas of their political practice and its continued lack of respect for human rights for all. Either Europe is serious about the reference is the rule of human rights or that has no output. Margaret and Richard Riney understood the implications. The opposite is obscene perversion enshrine that the end justifies the means.
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