An Interview with Vladimir Lukin. The Ombudsman’s Daily Routine…

posted 31 Dec 2012, 06:41 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 31 Dec 2012, 06:53 ]
25 December 2012 

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– Yury Solomonov (Nezavisimaya gazeta): Vladimir Petrovich, I thought that I would find a huge map in your office showing in online regime the violations of human rights that have taken place in the various countries of the world… 

– Why would I need a map when I have two beautiful pictures. One of them is a seascape. The other is of a forest. Sometimes I’m sitting down and I wonder to myself whether I should drown myself in the one, or hang myself in the other. 

– Is the human rights situation so very bad? Or are you joking? [Read more]