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Report: Russia Closing UN Human Rights Office In Moscow

Russia’s diplomatic mission in Geneva reportedly has confirmed that the United Nations’ human rights office in Moscow is being shut down – a development the U.N.'s top rights official feared would happen. A report on March 12 by Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency said the Russian diplomatic mission in Geneva confirmed a decision was made to close the mission in Moscow of the U.N.’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). There was no immediate comment from the OHCHR...

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