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The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe

22/03/2022
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The Russian Federation is excluded from the Council of Europe

In an extraordinary meeting, on the morning of 16 March 2022, the Committee of Ministers decided, in the context of the procedure launched under Article 8 of the Statute of the Council of Europe, that the Russian Federation ceases to be a member of the Council of Europe as from that date, after 26 years of membership.

More information on the Council of Europe decision may be found here.