MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry is completing the work on the list of recommended lawyers to protect the interests of Russian nationals in foreign courts, the ministry’s Human Rights Commissioner for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, Konstantin Dolgov, told a meeting of the Interagency working group on protecting the rights of children on Wednesday.
"We are actually finishing the work on compiling the list of the lawyers abroad who could protect Russian citizens, including in foreign courts," he said.
According to Dolgov, the issue at hand is also the protection of Russian citizens’ families and their children. "This work has been in progress in recent years and has practically come to an end," he went to say." "This is one of the elements of expanding the protection of our citizens’ rights, including children, abroad."
Dolgov added that the lists of the lawyers will soon be posted on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website.