Russia – Situation of Valentina Cherevatenko (26 July 2017)


France welcomes the suspension of proceedings in Russia against Valentina Cherevatenko, Chairperson of the Women of the Don NGO.

Valentina Cherevatenko won the French-German Prize for Human Rights and Rule of Law in 2016, notably for her work to promote peace and dialogue between Russia and Ukraine.

President Macron reaffirmed to President Putin on May 29 in Versailles that France was paying close attention to the situation of NGOs in Russia.