Czech Republic replaced Russia in the UN Human Rights Council | News from Germany about Ukraine | DW

On the 77th day Russia’s full-scale military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to capture the settlements of a neighboring country. The Armed Forces of Ukraine and its territorial defense units are resisting aggression. It is impossible to quickly verify the statements of representatives of both sides of the conflict from independent sources. About 12.8 million Ukrainians have already left their homes. DW is watching behind developments Wednesday, May 11 (Moscow time).


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects that the fall in Ukraine’s GDP in 2022 could be 30%. The bank worsened its forecast for the country compared to March – then a fall of 20% was expected. For Russia, the forecast remained at the same level – a drop in GDP by 10%


Czech Republic will replace Russia in the UN Human Rights Council. This decision was made on Tuesday, May 10, by the UN General Assembly by an overwhelming majority. 157 countries voted for the Czech Republic, 23 abstained. Formerly United Nations suspended the participation of the Russian Federation in the UN Human Rights Council due to gross and systematic violations of human rights by the Russian military on the territory of Ukraine.

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