Russia debarred from voting in PACE until April

Date: 09:53, 29-01-2015.

Almaty. January 29. KazTAG - PACE has taken decision to debar the Russian delegation from voting until April, reports the RBK.
"The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has adopted a resolution on sanctions in respect of Russia in a new, tougher edition. 160 deputies voted for dispossession of Russian delegation of the voting right at least until April 2015, 42 Parliamentarians voted against the resolution, and 11 abstained," reads the publication.
The members debarred from voting cannot be reporters in PACE, conduct observation of elections in other states and have no right to represent the Assembly in the international organizations. Russian representatives will not have right to take managing posts in the PACE bodies.

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