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Mr Rustem UMEROV

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Substitute
Deputy

Verkhovna Rada
UA - 01008 - Kyiv
Ukraine

umerov@rada.gov.ua

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020

Mandates

In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 27/01/2020

In the Assembly

  • since 27/01/2020 Substitute - Ukraine

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Alternate of Ms Lesia VASYLENKO (Full Member): Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy (since 27/01/2020)

Interventions

Last speeches

28/01/2021 | 13:27:23 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) I want to focus on the issue of Kremlin political prisoners. After the occupation of Crimea, Russia started detaining Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians only because they had a pro-Ukrainian position. During the period of temporary occupation of Crimea, at least 138 people were persecuted for political reasons, and 119 were imprisoned for various terms. Most of them, namely 93 people, are Crimean Tatars. But it's not about statistics. It's about... 28/01/2021 | 12:16:23 I'm grateful to rapporteur for such a complex approach to the topic of ethnic profiling. Ethnic profiling is a discriminatory practice when law enforcement officers unreasonably, purely on the grounds of religion, ethnicity, language, detain citizens, subject them to more severe checks. It was mentioned in the report about ethnical profiling performed by the Russian police targeting in particular migrants from Central Asia and Caucasus. Although, I'd like to highlight the problem of usage of... 27/01/2021 | 11:53:42 I would like to thank the speaker for their comprehensive report. I would like to point out several aspects based on it. Ukraine is deeply concerned that Russia is forcibly vaccinating Ukrainian citizens in Crimea with its "Sputnik V" vaccine. The WHO is expected to decide on the Russian vaccine "Sputnik V" only at the end of the first half of 2021. Thus, it is currently not a licensed vaccine. The report emphasises that regulatory bodies in charge of assessing and authorising vaccines...

Activities