Representative of High Commissioner visited Butyrka prison castle

18 May 2017
Representative of High Commissioner visited Butyrka prison castle

On May 18, at the invitation of the administration of the Federal State Institution Pretrial Detention Center No. 2 of the Federal Service for the Execution of Sanctions Office in Moscow, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ivan Solovyov took part in the dedication of the iconostasion and the Mantle of Our Lady Temple in the Butyrka prison castle.

The dedication was carried out by Krasnogorsk Bishop, President of the Russian Orthodox Church Department on prisonous ministration, Curate of His Holiness Patriarch of All Russia Irinarkh.

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Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual 2017 Report to Vladimir Putin

Tatiana Moskalkova presented Annual 2017 Report to Vladimir Putin

16 April 2018

On April 16, federal ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova presented a Report on the Activities of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation 2017 to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and informed the head of state about human rights situation in the country.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to housing

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to housing

10 April 2018

The right to housing is enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, therefore in some cases the state undertakes to provide citizens with an apartment or a house. However, unfortunately, violations of housing rights occur constantly and everywhere.

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Assistance in a desperate situation

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Assistance in a desperate situation

09 April 2018

A lot of letters coming to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation contain requests for assistance in desperate situations, for example, when a single woman is left with an infant and she does not know what to do…

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