25 November 2015

Statement in connection with attack on Russian plane in Syria

25 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed her deep condolences to the families of the Russian servicemen killed in Syria. 

24 November 2015
High Commissioner addressed Prime Minister of Russia with proposal to amend tax legislation

High Commissioner addressed Prime Minister of Russia with proposal to amend tax legislation

24 November 2015
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova addressed Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev with a proposal to reduce the burden of taxation for economically disadvantaged citizens having land property. In particular, the High Commissioner suggested to amend Chapter 31 of the Tax Code of Russia so as to reduce the taxation base for disadvantaged groups of citizens…
18 November 2015

Meeting with Chairman of Social Insurance Fund of Russian Federation

18 November 2015

On 18 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova met with Chairman of Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation Andrew Kigim. 

17 November 2015
High Commissioner for Human Rights sent appeal to Minister of Justice regarding Memorial

High Commissioner for Human Rights sent appeal to Minister of Justice regarding Memorial

17 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova sent an official appeal to Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation Alexander Konovalov. In her letter of appeal Ms Pamfilova draws attention to the fact that some provisions of the report on the inspection of the Memorial human rights centre as of 30 October 2015 are poorly based and not confirmed by facts.

On “high-profile” cases

17 November 2015

In October — November, the High Commissioner conducted inspections following a number of appeals, including the ones of convicted Oleg Navalny, Leonid Razvozzhaev and Sergey Udaltsov. The inspections were carried out jointly with the representatives of the High Commissioner’s Office and regional commissioners for human rights.

16 November 2015
Participation in conference on implementation of UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Participation in conference on implementation of UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

16 November 2015

On 16 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova participated in the International Conference on the "Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Experience, Problems, Cooperation".

14 November 2015
Condolences in connection with terrorist attacks in Paris

Condolences in connection with terrorist attacks in Paris

14 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed deep condolences in connection with several terrorist attacks that occured on the night of 14 November in the capital of France.

12 November 2015
Amendments elaborated with assistance of High Commissioner introduced to fire safety legislation

Amendments elaborated with assistance of High Commissioner introduced to fire safety legislation

12 November 2015

On 10 November, the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1213 introduced amendments to the Rules of Fire Prevention Regime (established by the Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 390 of April 25, 2012). The amendments have been elaborated by the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM of Russia) with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.

11 November 2015
Appeal to Prime Minister of Russia on legitimacy of tax increasing

Appeal to Prime Minister of Russia on legitimacy of tax increasing

11 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova submitted an official appeal to Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev to examine the legitimacy of collecting increased land tax for the last three years.

Participation in conference on cooperation of government institutions with NGOs

11 November 2015

On 11 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova took part in the International Academic Conference on 'Cooperation of Government Institutions with NGOs and Sustainability of the Third Sector: Russia in the International Context' held at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.