High Commissioner provided assistance to victim

07 November 2017

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received a request from v. to assist in bringing to justice those who committed a crime against him.

According to the applicant, since March 2016, law-enforcement authorities repeatedly refused to initiate criminal proceedings.

Having familiarized with the materials, the High Commissioner sent a request to the Central Investigative Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.

According to the response, criminal proceedings were instituted and a preliminary investigation was initiated.

Thus, the right of v. to access to justice was restored.

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Assistance in family tracing

17 November 2017

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received an appeal from M., who is serving a sentence in Penal Colony No. 9 of the Rostov Region Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, with a complaint about the absence of registering and recording of his applications concerning the search for relatives.

Protection of environmental rights

03 November 2017

In the summer of this year, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received reports of violations of water and land legislation in the territory of the town of Medvezhiegorsk, Republic of Karelia.

High Commissioner assisted in changing measure of restraint for accused

30 October 2017

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received a request from citizen P. to protect her husband’s A. interests. In October 2015, the man was taken into custody as part of a criminal investigation.

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