Delegation of the European Union to Russia


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On this first International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion or belief, we pay tribute to all those around the world who lost their lives and suffered attacks because of their religion or belief. Persecution as a response to religious belief or affiliation, or lack thereof, is a violation of international law and requires joint work to combat it.

Statement by the EU Ambassador to Russia Markus Ederer, Head of the EU Delegation to Russia, on the extension of the arrest of French businessman Philippe Delpal


Statement by the spokesperson on the detention of over a thousand peaceful protesters in Moscow

Statement by the Spokesperson on the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation to uphold the sentencing of Pavlo Hryb


Speech on behalf of High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary session urgency debate on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Russia, notably the situation of environmental activists and Ukrainian political prisoners

As we mark the International Criminal Justice Day, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding support towards the international criminal justice system and in particular its unwavering commitment to the International Criminal Court (ICC), as part of the EU's wider commitment to a rules-based international order.

The Council today adopted conclusions on the EU's priorities at the 74th UN General Assembly(September 2019 – September 2020). These conclusions complements the Council conclusions on strengthening multilateralism which were adopted on 17 June 2019.