24 May 2019
High Commissioner asked US Attorney General to extradite Yaroshenko to Russia

High Commissioner asked US Attorney General to extradite Yaroshenko to Russia

24 May 2019
On May 23, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed US Attorney General William Barr with a request for extradition of Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko to his homeland. Dear Mr. Barr, I hereby present my compliments to you. Currently, the US Department of Justice is considering the extradition request from the Russian Ministry of Justice with regard to the…
17 April 2019
Statement by High Commissioner at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly

Statement by High Commissioner at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly

17 April 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ms. Tatiana Moskalkova at the 10th Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly Mr. Chairman, Dear Colleagues! About the relevance of ageing problem in the world and in Russia A consistent increase in human life expectancy is an outstanding feature of humanity development. According to expert estimates, the…
16 April 2019
Meeting with CoE representatives in High Commissioner’s Office

Meeting with CoE representatives in High Commissioner’s Office

16 April 2019
On April 16, Chief of Staff of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Vladimir Lozbinev met with Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor. The participants of the meeting discussed interaction of the High Commissioner and the Council of Europe and the perspectives of the joint project…
14 April 2019
High Commissioner’s official visit to the US from 15 to 18 April

High Commissioner’s official visit to the US from 15 to 18 April

14 April 2019
From 15 to 18 April, in New York, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to participate in the Tenth Working Session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing established by the UN General Assembly. The High Commissioner is to share the experience and best practices on the protection of the rights of elder persons in Russia. During the visit, Tatiana Moskalkova…
03 April 2019
Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

Russian and CoE Commissioners met with Ukrainian sailors in Lefortovo Prison

03 April 2019
On 3 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović visited Ukrainian sailors in Pretrial Detention Center No.2 (SIZO-2 Lefortovo). When communicating with seafarers, the CE Commissioner asked them about the conditions of detention, health and medical care. The sailors reported that…
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

03 April 2019
On April 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova spoke about the main areas of activity of the Russian Commissioner, the subjects of complaints, and the results of the restoration of violated rights. The parties discussed a broad…
Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

03 April 2019
On April 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to meet with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović. Tatiana Moskalkova is to present the results of the federal ombudswoman’s activity and talk about the main tools and mechanisms for protecting and restoring violated rights in Russia. The parties will also discuss…
27 March 2019
High Commissioner met with CoE and ECHR representatives in Strasbourg

High Commissioner met with CoE and ECHR representatives in Strasbourg

27 March 2019
On March 27, during the working visit to Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held several meetings with representatives of the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights. Tatiana Moskalkova and Council of Europe’s Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni discussed the development of the Russian Federation and the Council of Europe…
21 March 2019
High Commissioner’s working visit to Strasbourg from 25 to 28 March

High Commissioner’s working visit to Strasbourg from 25 to 28 March

21 March 2019
From 25 to 28 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova is to pay a working visit to Strasbourg. During the visit, Tatiana Moskalkova is to meet with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović, Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena…
20 March 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova: Trial conformed to rules of national and international law

Tatiana Moskalkova: Trial conformed to rules of national and international law

20 March 2019
The court session on the case of RIA Novosti Ukraine news agency Chief Editor Kirill Vyshinsky is over. The Criminal Court of Cassation of the Supreme Court of Ukraine referred to the Joint Cassation Division of this court the case on the illegality of the journalist’s detention in May 2018. "This is a very important positive court decision, which will allow to address the case…