04 March 2019
Meeting of members of European Network of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI)

Meeting of members of European Network of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI)

04 March 2019
On March 4, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in meeting of members of the European Network of the Global Alliance of National Institutions for the Protection of Human Rights (GANRI) in Geneva. During the event, representatives of national human rights institutions from different countries discussed results of the joint work in 2018. Council of Europe…
01 March 2019
High Commissioner’s official visit to Geneva from 4 to 6 March

High Commissioner’s official visit to Geneva from 4 to 6 March

01 March 2019
From 4 to 6 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to pay an official visit to Geneva for the Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI). Ombudspersons from more than 100 human rights institutions will discuss issues related to the protection of women’s and migrants' rights. On March 4, the…
28 February 2019
Meeting with OHCHR representative

Meeting with OHCHR representative

28 February 2019
On February 28, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Mikhail Vinogradov held a working meeting with Rashid Aluash, OHCHR Officer responsible for the joint programme of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Russian Federation. In the framework of further development of bilateral…
26 February 2019
Ukrainian sailors underwent comprehensive medical examination

Ukrainian sailors underwent comprehensive medical examination

26 February 2019
Three Ukrainian sailors who had been injured during detention for illegally crossing the border in the Kerch Strait, underwent an in-depth medical examination at Municipal Clinical Hospital No.1 (Pirogov Hospital). According to the sailors themselves, they had been given a comprehensive medical examination, which they were satisfied with. Andrey Eider,…
25 February 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova: Alexander Vinnik is to brink of death

Tatiana Moskalkova: Alexander Vinnik is to brink of death

25 February 2019
On February 25, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to President of the International Committee of the Red Cross Peter Maurer, Greek Ombudsman Andreas Pottakis, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights of Greece to protect the rights of Alexander Vinnik. The Russian ombudswoman asked the International Committee…
Tatiana Moskalkova: "When appointing measure of restraint it is important to consider all the circumstances"

Tatiana Moskalkova: "When appointing measure of restraint it is important to consider all the circumstances"

25 February 2019
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova managed to provide assistance to citizen S., against whom a criminal case is initiated. According to the applicant during house arrest, which lasted more than a year, her life was repeatedly subjected to unreasonable risk and unlawful actions by the investigating authorities. However, she could not complain on violation…
22 February 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova expressed support for Polish Ombudsman

Tatiana Moskalkova expressed support for Polish Ombudsman

22 February 2019
On February 21, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed words of support to Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Poland Adam Bodnar. Dear Dr. Bodnar, I am writing to you in my capacity of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation to express my unequivocal support to the ombudsman institution of the Republic of Poland in relation to the initiated…
21 February 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova visited Alexander Vinnik in Greek hospital

Tatiana Moskalkova visited Alexander Vinnik in Greek hospital

21 February 2019
On February 21, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova visited Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik arrested in Greece at the request of the US Justice Department in 2017. Alexander Vinnik has been on a hunger strike against the violation of his right to a fair trial and against the illegal detention in violation of the Greek Constitution since November 26, 2018.…
High Commissioner met with President of International Ombudsman Institute

High Commissioner met with President of International Ombudsman Institute

21 February 2019
On February 21, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ombudsman of the Republic of Ireland, President of the International Ombudsman Institute Peter Tyndall. The participants of the meeting discussed topical issues of human rights protection, each ombudsman faces in the modern world. Tatiana Moskalkova and Peter Tyndall stressed the need to find…
High Commissioner addressed Conference dedicated to 20th anniversary of Greek Ombudsman Institute

High Commissioner addressed Conference dedicated to 20th anniversary of Greek Ombudsman Institute

21 February 2019
On February 21, in Athens, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Greek Ombudsman Institute. We are gathered here today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Greek Ombudsman Institute. First of all, let me congratulate Mr. Pottakis for organization of the conference at such a high level. I would…