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The HRC said about attempts to undermine the legitimacy of voting on amendments

A nationwide vote on amendments to the Constitution passed without serious problems, but attempts to undermine its legitimacy, said the co-founder of the Association "Independent public monitoring" (MR.), member of the HRC Alexander Brod.

"Association "Independent public monitoring" the vote concludes that it has passed without serious problems, but with serious attempts to undermine its legitimacy that has failed," said Ford at a press briefing of the situational center OP of the Russian Federation.

A member of the HRC offered to exchange Whelan on Osipov

The head of the Commission for international cooperation of the Council on human rights under the President of Russia (HRC) Alexander Brod plans to offer the Russian authorities to exchange convicted of espionage American Paul Whelan on the Russian Bogdan Osipov, was sentenced in U.S. for kidnapping her own child.

Earlier the Moscow city court sentenced Whelan to 16 years in a strict regime colony. The prosecution asked for 18 years. The American in the final statement said that espionage was not involved.

The HRC will continue to assist Russians abroad during a pandemic

Expert hotline "права2020.of the Russian Federation" and the Chairman of the Commission the HRC on international cooperation Alexander Brod said that the Council will continue to advise the Russians who are abroad during a pandemic, reported on the Agency's website.

Earlier it was reported that the HRC together with the Association of lawyers of Russia on the site "права2020.of the Russian Federation" opened a new line consultations for Russian tourists, not having the ability to leave other countries because of the coronavirus.