04 September 2014

Russian Commissioner for Human Rights meets with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Russia

04 September 2014
On 4 September 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Russia Rudiger von Fritsch held a working meeting.
03 September 2014

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia meets with Secretary General of the Council of Europe

03 September 2014

On 3 September 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova held a meeting with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland having arrived in Russia for a working visit.

Stop the fratricidal war!

03 September 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expresses her deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andrey Stenin who died in Ukraine. “It is very hard to accept the news of Andrey Stenin’s death. Till the last moment we hoped that he had been alive.
30 August 2014

Non-commercial human rights organisations financing procedure remains the same

30 August 2014
On 30 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova explained that the procedure of non-commercial human rights organisations financing remains the same – the information that the grants for such organisations are to be ceased is not consistent with the reality.
28 August 2014

Meeting with Swiss delegation

28 August 2014
On 28 August 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova received delegation from Switzerland headed by Claude Wild, Head of the Human Security Division, Political Affairs Directorate, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The Ambassador of Switzerland to the Russian Federation Pierre Helg was another participant to the meeting.

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia requests verification of Russian servicemen’s deaths

28 August 2014
On 28 August 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent an official letter to Chief Military Prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky. The letter contains mass media quotes claiming of numerous deaths of Russian servicemen. In this respect the Commissioner expresses her deep concern, asks to investigate the case and to provide her with the detailed information.
18 August 2014

“No need to act as the militant anti-Russian political figures”

18 August 2014
On 18 August 2014, Russian Commissioner for Human Rights Ella Pamfilova appealed against the parliamentary initiative to deprive a Russian Mashina Vremeni band leader Andrey Makarevich of state awards for the performance in Ukraine.
16 August 2014

Working visit of the Commissioner to Crimea

16 August 2014
On 15 and 16 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova made a working visit to the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol. In the course of the visit Ms Pamfilova met with Human Rights Commissioner in Crimea Lyudmila Lubina and representatives of social and human rights organisations in Crimea and Sevastopol. Key topics of the meetings were human rights situation in the region, citizenship, social and economic rights, formation of social and supervisory commissions, as well as development of proposals related to refugee issues in Crimea.
13 August 2014

90th anniversary of human rights activist Yuri Orlov

13 August 2014
On 13 August 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova congratulated Yury Orlov, founder and the first chairman of the Moscow Helsinki Group (MHG), on his 90th anniversary.
12 August 2014

Working visit of the Commissioner to Astrakhan

12 August 2014
In the course of the visit Ella Pamfilova met with Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin. Later on Ms Pamfilova took part in the coordination meeting chaired by Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy Assistant Anatoly Safronov, where the participants, along with the regional commissioners, discussed pressing problems related to ensuring of human rights in the Southern Federal District. In addition, the Commissioner visited the temporary accommodation facilities provided to refugees from Ukraine, spoke to the migrants, and examined conditions of their accommodation.