15 May 2018
Urgent statement of the Russian Ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova with regard to the detention of correspondent Kirill Vishinsky in Ukraine

Urgent statement of the Russian Ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova with regard to the detention of correspondent Kirill Vishinsky in Ukraine

15 May 2018
Lately, functioning of the Russian media in the Republic of Ukraine has been disproportionately restricted numerous times. Last week the Ukrainian Border Service detained correspondents of the First channel and VGTRK Valentina Solovyova and Olga Yureva, as well as expelled them with the prohibition of 3-years-long re-entry only in connection with their intention to report activities dedicated to the 9th…
27 April 2018
Urgent Statement by Russian Human Rights Commissioner

Urgent Statement by Russian Human Rights Commissioner

27 April 2018
On 21 April, the Latvian court arrested Mr. Alexander Gaponenko — co-chairman of the Joint Congress of Russian Communities and the chief executive officer of the Non-Citizens’ Congress, who had been apprehended on suspicion of exercising «activities, directed against national independence» after his publication on Facebook. The activities of the human rights defender were aimed at preserving Russian-speaking schools and…
26 April 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova signed Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov

Tatiana Moskalkova signed Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov

26 April 2018

On April 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed a Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov. The document is aimed at improving the system of assisting people who got in difficult circumstances on the territory of the two countries; strengthening mechanisms for restoring violated rights; applying a set of preventive measures in the field of human rights and freedoms; mutual exchanging of information and experience concerning human rights in the framework of forums, workshops, seminars and conferences.

Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

26 April 2018

On April 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism «Preventing torture through the joint efforts of national human rights institutions and the national preventive mechanism (NPM) by the invitation of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov.

High Commissioner spoke at the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

High Commissioner spoke at the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

26 April 2018

On April 26, in Astana, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova spoke at the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism «Preventing torture through the joint efforts of national human rights institutions and the national preventive mechanism (NPM)».

Address of the High Commissioner to commemorate the International Memory Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes Victims

Address of the High Commissioner to commemorate the International Memory Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes Victims

26 April 2018
On April 26, 1986, the world experienced a severe man-made catastrophe — disaster on Chernobyl NPP. Millions of people were exposed to radiation, hundreds of thousands lost their health and homes. Today we pay homage to those who died in radiation accidents and catastrophes paying tribute to the unprecedented courage, dedication and strength of the people who eliminated terrible consequences of the nuclear…
25 April 2018
Telephone conversation of High Commissioner with Human Rights Defender of Armenia

Telephone conversation of High Commissioner with Human Rights Defender of Armenia

25 April 2018

On April 25, Tatiana Moskalkova initiated a telephone conversation with Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan.

20 years since the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights

20 years since the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights

25 April 2018

On April 25, the Council of Europe Program Office in Russia organized a solemn reception on the 20th anniversary of the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights by the Russian Federation

24 April 2018
Urgent statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Urgent statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

24 April 2018
On Monday, April 23, Elena Odnovol residing on the territory of Crimea, the head of the organization «Volunteers of Victory» was apprehended by the staff of the Security Service of Ukraine on the border with the Crimea at the checkpoint «Chongar». From mass media it became known that she could be charged with carrying out subversive activities against Ukraine to the detriment of its…
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to social security

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to social security

24 April 2018

Protection of citizens’ rights to social security is under the supervision of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.