Council of Europe Adopted a Set of Resolutions on Alexei Navalny and Kara-Murza Calling for Legal Accountability of Putin

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Friday, May 31, 2024
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
40
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

           At its sitting held on April 17, 2024, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted three resolutions addressing several interrelated topics: the death of Alexei Navalny, the need to counter Putin's totalitarian regime and its war on democracy, the arbitrary detention of Vladimir Kara-Murza, the systematic persecution of anti-war protesters in the Russian Federation and Belarus, and sanctions against persons on the “Kara-Murza list.”