17 January 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Greek Ombudsman

Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Greek Ombudsman

17 January 2020
To: Dr. Andreas Pottakis The Greek Ombudsman Dear Dr. Pottakis, I am kindly writing to you concerning the plight of Mr. Alexander Vinnik, the Russian national arrested in Greece in 2017. Mr. Vinnik has been held in Greek penitentiary facilities for more than thirty months which seriously calls into question the implementation by the competent authorities of the Greek…
17 December 2019
Speech of High Commissioner at international conference on protection of human rights in Eurasia

Speech of High Commissioner at international conference on protection of human rights in Eurasia

17 December 2019
On December 17, at the III International Conference "Human rights protection in Eurasia: exchange of best practices of ombudsmen", High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about topical problems of protection of human rights and freedoms in Eurasia. In particular, the federal ombudswoman paid special attention to the protection of migrants' rights, environmental security issues, as well as the protection of human…
16 December 2019

Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance Meeting

16 December 2019
On December 18, the meeting of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance (EOA) will be held in Moscow under the chairmanship of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova. The participants of the meeting will discuss the mechanisms of human rights protection in the territory of the EOA and determine the further development vector of the Alliance. In 2019, multilateral…
12 December 2019
Announcement of  III International Conference under auspices of High Commissioner

Announcement of III International Conference under auspices of High Commissioner

12 December 2019
On December 17, the III International Conference "Human rights protection in Eurasia: exchange of best practices of ombudsmen" will be held in Moscow. The conference is organized by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation with the assistance from the Scientific and Educational Center for Human Rights. The International Conference will be attended by: — High Commissioner for…
27 November 2019
Joint statement by Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan on the visit to the 102nd Russian military base

Joint statement by Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan on the visit to the 102nd Russian military base

27 November 2019
On November 27, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan visited the 102nd Russian military base (Gyumri, Republic of Armenia) to meet with the arrested Russian serviceman Andrey Razgildeev. Following the visit, the ombudsmen of Russia and Armenia made a joint statement. At the…
26 November 2019
High Commissioner spoke at the international conference in Yerevan

High Commissioner spoke at the international conference in Yerevan

26 November 2019
On 26 November, in Yerevan, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participates in the International Conference on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Institution of the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia. The International conference discusses a wide range of issues related to the role of ombudsmen in the protection and promotion of human rights, protection of women’s…
18 November 2019
2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

18 November 2019
On November 18–19, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the 2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference. The event is attended by ombudspersons of Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Tunisia, Lithuania, Morocco and other countries. During the International Conference, the ombudspersons will share successful practices, as well as discuss problematic human rights issues.…
13 November 2019
Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

13 November 2019
On November 13–14, in Brussels, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the General Assembly Meeting and the Annual Conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI). ENNHRI brings together over 40 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) across Europe with a broad mandate to protect human rights. These…
08 November 2019
Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

08 November 2019
On November 8, representatives of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation met with experts from the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT). Representatives of the High Commissioner and OMCT experts exchanged views on the situation with the implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committee against Torture in the Russian Federation. In particular, representatives of the…
29 October 2019
Rights of foreign citizens in Russia discussed in High Commissioner’s Office

Rights of foreign citizens in Russia discussed in High Commissioner’s Office

29 October 2019
On October 29, round table "Respect for rights of foreign citizens and stateless persons during identification procedure" was held in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. According to Tatiana Moskalkova, the Russian Federation hosts the fourth largest number of migrants worldwide. "In the last 8 months of this year, 221158 people had…