UN mission in Ukraine has no powers to assess situation in Crimea, diplomats noteWorld September 25, 21:11
Gentlefan continues: Manchester United fans to get raincoats ahead of encounter with CSKASport September 25, 20:30
US-led coalition denies charges of US units leading Syrian 'opposition' through IS linesWorld September 25, 18:49
Supplies of S-400 systems to Turkey may begin within two yearsMilitary & Defense September 25, 18:14
Ukraine involved in illegal arms deliveries to South Sudan — Amnesty InternationalWorld September 25, 18:01
Russian general's death in Syria result of US double-dealing in war on terror — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:42
Russia's top diplomat says conditions in Syria ripe for defeating terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:07
Russian envoy notes US actions in Syria as Washington's true colors on anti-terror policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:00
Economy minister believes new technologies will drive Russia’s economyBusiness & Economy September 25, 16:50
“It is very regrettable when a state that positions itself as a global model and ardent advocate of democracy not only intentionally fails to notice its own flaws in promoting and protecting human rights and to comply with the recommendations issued by international supervisory bodies, but also grossly violates its obligations in this field,” the ministry said.
“We hope that the recommendations issued by the Human Rights Committee and aimed at ensuring the fulfilment of the US obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights will be strictly complied with,” the ministry said.
It also stressed that it was inadmissible to justify the unlawful interference by the US authorities in the citizens’ private contacts, which is often politically motivated, by the need to ensure nationals security.