27 Oct 2017 16:30

Possible suspension of Russia's ECHR membership matter for State Duma - Peskov

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - The Kremlin has redirected to the State Duma the question of a possible suspension of Russia's membership in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).

"One should put this directly to the State Duma. This is [a matter for] the legislative government [branch] of the Russian Federation," Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Friday, when asked of the Kremlin's position on the matter.