Russia will pay a third of the contributions to the Council of Europe in the near future

Russia will pay a third of the contributions to the Council of Europe in the near future


The Russian contribution is 10% of the budget of the Council of Europe. Vice-speaker of the Russian Duma Igor Lebedev stated that a third installment will be paid soon.

MOSCOW, 18 Jan. Russia will pay a third of the contributions to the Council of Europe, said on Monday Vice speaker of the Russian Duma Igor Lebedev.

Earlier the head of the Russian delegation in the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, where the powers of Russia suspended for a year, Alexei Pushkov said that Russia has not paid the dues to the Council of Europe.

“Some will pay (premium) for now, the rest will hang. I think the third (contribution pay),” said Lebedev.

The Russian contribution is 10% of the budget of the Council of Europe. The term of payment of the fee for 2016 — 25 February.