10 November 2015

Yevgeny Vitishko to be released from prison by court order

10 November 2015

On 10 November, the Kirsanov Court of Tambov Region commuted the sentence of  well-known  Krasnodar environmentalist Yevgeny Vitishko, having replaced the rest of the sentence with the restriction of liberty.

06 November 2015
Working visit of High Commissioner to Novgorod Region

Working visit of High Commissioner to Novgorod Region

06 November 2015

On 6 November, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova made a working visit to Novgorod Region.

03 November 2015

Condolences in connection with accident on M4 Don highway in Tula Region

03 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed condolences to Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Karen Andreasyan in connection with the accident involving a  Moscow-Yerevan  bus. 

02 November 2015
Condolences following Airbus A321 crash

Condolences following Airbus A321 crash

02 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova has sent a government telegram to St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko in connection with the crash of the passenger plane, which took place on 31 October.

27 October 2015

Meeting with EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Executive Director

27 October 2015

On 27 October, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova met with Executive Director at the  EU-Russia  Civil Society Forum Anna Sevortian.

22 October 2015

Meeting with representatives of Next Generation Russian PMC Project

22 October 2015

On 22 October, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with representatives of the Next Generation Russian PMC Project.

21 October 2015

Meeting with US delegation

21 October 2015

On 21 October, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with US Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary Kathleen A. Kavalec aсcompanied by the delegates from the US Embassy in Moscow.

20 October 2015
Inspection of penitentiaries in Vladimir Region revealed systematic violations of prisoners’ rights

Inspection of penitentiaries in Vladimir Region revealed systematic violations of prisoners’ rights

20 October 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova (hereinafter referred to as the High Commissioner) submitted her appeals to the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (the FPS of Russia) urging to take actions following the results of the investigation into the information about violation of prisoners’ rights in correctional facilities of the Vladimir Region Directorate of the FPS of Russia.

19 October 2015
Defendant in Bolotnaya Square case to be released on parole

Defendant in Bolotnaya Square case to be released on parole

19 October 2015

On 19 October, the Ryazan District Court ruled that a defendant in the Bolotnaya Square case Alexei Polihovich would be released on parole.

15 October 2015
Additional examination is being carried out in Grozny following reports of police inaction

Additional examination is being carried out in Grozny following reports of police inaction

15 October 2015

This was reported by the Prosecutor’s Office of the Chechen Republic in reply to the official appeal of High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova to examine the timeliness of the police actions during the attack on the Grozny office of interregional non-governmental organisation the Committee Against Torture on 3 June.