Russia says CIA torture report reflects 'systemic' abuse, undermines US democratic credentials

December 11, 2014 2:45 PM

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MOSCOW – Relishing an opportunity to turn the tables on the U.S., Russia says the Senate's investigation into the CIA torture practices has highlighted rampant rights abuse.

The Foreign Ministry's rights envoy, Konstantin Dolgov, said in Thursday's statement that the evidence contained in the report "contradict the U.S. aspirations to serve as a model of democracy."

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