Russian politics

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‘Humanitarian farce’: Lawmakers blast rights groups’ call to exclude Russia from UN council
Russian parliament members have labeled a recent call to exclude Russia from the UN Human Rights Council mere speculation, adding that the move reminds them of the biased approach to terrorists in Russia’s North Caucasus territories.


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