Vice-speaker of the state Duma of the Russian Federation Pyotr Tolstoy
© Marat Abulhasan/photo Department of the state Duma of the Russian Federation/TASS
STRASBOURG, 23 January. /TASS/. Ukrainian journalists asked provocative questions to the Russian Parliament on Tuesday to take part in the meeting of the special Commission of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), but have been restrained answers.
Reporters from Ukraine appealed to the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Peter Tolstoy and the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev when they walked down the corridor, heading to the hall, where the meeting of the special Commission on the harmonization of the organs of the Council of Europe (COE), which is in particular dedicated to finding ways out of the crisis in relations between Russia and PACE.