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Ms Svetlana ZHUROVA

Speeches since 2019

28/01/2020 | 19:03:21 I would like to thank Lord FOULKES for his report. To a large extent we agree with much of what he has said. However, with reference to Russia, a lot of what is stated is simply no longer true. I would like to clarify further then, our position on this report.  We believe the criteria for singling out five countries as violating freedom of expression within the Council of Europe territory is something that has been done in a way that is not transparent. In fact, reading this, you might get... 03/10/2019 | 16:26:23 Colleagues, I too would like to express. first of all, my condolences, my condolences indeed. But I didn't imagine that the question would arise that I would have to respond to, on the issue of young children in demonstrations. Now I'd like to point out that children participate in peaceful meetings, yes, but in this particular situation we had non-sanctioned meetings, where there may be problems. It is absolutely a totally insecure situation, and that is why there was this particular... 26/06/2019 | 17:17:57 President. Esteemed colleagues. Undoubtedly, this is a political venue where political issues are brought to the forefront. And of course, we represent our constituencies. And of course, in our delegation as well, we represent different constituencies. And our constituents ask us how resolutions are adopted. How are things done. Sometimes they are very very demanding and they want to participate in these particular discussions as well. This is very important. These are issues which we all...