Russia said the UN should be interpreted the right of citizens to freedom of Assembly

Draft of “Observations” has been prepared on the basis of human rights defenders from different countries. After that, the UN Committee invited the States until the end of 2020 to send their comments. Russian Federation answered the UN one of the latest, says “Kommersant”.

So, the Russian authorities believe that only a “threat of violence” is already a “sufficient basis” to apply to the event “restrictive measures.” Allowed “preventive detention and searches” before meetings. Moscow sees no problems in the use of “plainclothes officers”.

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