23 March 2020
High Commissioner addressed UN in defense of rights of Alexander Vinnik

High Commissioner addressed UN in defense of rights of Alexander Vinnik

23 March 2020
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Nils Melzer for the protection of the rights of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik. According to information available to the federal ombudswoman, the health of Alexander Vinnik has significantly deteriorated. "The hearings on his case are…
10 February 2020
Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

10 February 2020
On February 18–19, the seminar «Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence, including situations of social disadvantage, at the regional level» will take place in Ekaterinburg. The Council of Europe, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are…
31 January 2020
2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

2d day of High Commissioner's visit to Strasbourg

31 January 2020
On January 31, during the second day of a working visit to Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Director General of Democracy Snežana Samardžić-Marković. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova drew the attention of Snežana Samardžić-Marković to the need to improve legal mechanisms aimed at preventing the social injustice against women.…
30 January 2020
Meeting with ECHR President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos

Meeting with ECHR President Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos

30 January 2020
On January 30, in Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with President of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Linos-Alexandre Sicilianos. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova and Linos-Alexandre Sicilyanos noted the crucial importance of the ECHR for the protection of human rights both in a preventive way and in specific cases. The…
Tatiana Moskalkova met with CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović

Tatiana Moskalkova met with CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović

30 January 2020
On January 30, in Strasbourg, 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 told Dunja Mijatović about the results of her activities. The High Commissioner noted that the work on human rights education of citizens has been intensified,…
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Maria Peichinovich-Bourich

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Maria Peichinovich-Bourich

30 January 2020
On January 30 in Strasbourg, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Maria Peichinovich-Bourich. Tatiana Moskalkova and Maria Peychinovich-Bourich discussed a wide range of human rights issues, particularly, measures to combat domestic violence and prevention of torture in places of detention. During the meeting, the participants noted the…
29 January 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova will participate in the Judicial Year of the ECHR opening ceremony

Tatiana Moskalkova will participate in the Judicial Year of the ECHR opening ceremony

29 January 2020
High Commissioner of Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova will make a working visit to Strasbourg (French Republic) from January 29 to February 1. During the visit, Tatiana Moskalkova will participate in the opening ceremony of the Judicial Year of the European Court of Human Rights and in the seminar «European Convention on Human Rights: A Living Instrument at 70». As part…
24 January 2020
Statement by High Commissioner on violation of the rights of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik

Statement by High Commissioner on violation of the rights of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik

24 January 2020
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova on violation of the rights of Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik On January 23, 2020, Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, detained in Greece in 2017 at the request of the United States, was extradited to France by the decision of the State Council of the Hellenic Republic. The authorities of the Hellenic Republic did…
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…