The NATO Parliamentary Assembly recognizes Russia as a terrorist state

About the informed Yegor Chernev, head of Ukraine’s permanent delegation to NATO’s PA.

“The NATO Parliamentary Assembly called for the creation of a special International Tribunal for Russian Aggression and recognized it as a terrorist state. All 30 NATO countries supported our delegation’s proposals. Such a tribunal will make it possible to convict not only the direct perpetrators of war crimes, but also the top leadership of the Russian Federation. The resolution is sent. governments and parliaments of all NATO member states,” Chernev said.

He noted that the resolution contains a number of important decisions for Ukraine.

We are talking about increasing the supply of weapons to Ukraine, developing concrete steps for Ukraine’s accession to NATO, creating a mechanism for collecting reparations from the Russian Federation for the damage inflicted on Ukraine .

The resolution also enshrines the principle that NATO will support Ukraine for as long as necessary.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to negotiate with Russia until it ends the war in Ukraine. He said this at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Madrid.

“As long as Russia continues to behave in this way towards Ukraine, we will not be able to build a meaningful dialogue,” Stoltenberg said.

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution, calling the Russian Federation a terrorist regime. PACE became the first international organization to recognize Russia as a terrorist state.

  • The Verkhovna Rada recognized Russia as a terrorist statebanned the symbols used by the Russian army in the war against Ukraine, and the propaganda of the Russian neo-Nazi totalitarian regime.
  • President Volodymyr Zelensky vetoed the law “On the prohibition of propaganda of the Russian neo-Nazi totalitarian regime, an act of aggression against Ukraine by the Russian Federation as a terrorist state, symbols used by the armed and other military formations of the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine”, but proposed its own amendments.
  • The president returned the bill №7214 to the Verkhovna Rada with their proposals.

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at