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PACE Russia monitors visit Yaroslavl and Moscow

Strasbourg, 02.07.2013 – Theodora Bakoyannis (Greece, EPP/CD) and Andreas Gross (Switzerland, SOC), co-rapporteurs for the monitoring of Russia by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), are making a three-day fact-finding visit to Yaroslavl and Moscow from 2-4 July 2013. 

In Yaroslavl today, they are meeting the governor of the Yaroslavl region, the Mayor of the city and leading local officials. In Moscow (3-4 July), they are due to meet the Deputy Justice Minister, leaders of different factions in the Duma, and representatives of civil society groups.