Russia - Q&A - From the press briefing (28 November 2019)

Q: Carine Clément, a French sociologist invited to a conference in Moscow, was turned away when she arrived in Russia. According to the media, Russia’s Federal Security Service has banned her from entering the country for 10 years. What comment can you make about this situation?

A: It is up to the Russian authorities to explain this decision, which comes under their remit.