25 July 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

25 July 2019
On July 25, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova about information in mass media concerning the detention of a Russian tanker in the port of Izmail. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova asked Lyudmila Denisova to clarify the circumstances of the vessel’s detention, as well…
16 July 2019
Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

16 July 2019
On July 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova. Tatiana Moskalkova and Lyudmila Denisova established a roadmap for cooperation and expansion of tools for protecting the rights of citizens in the two countries. "Today, together with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human…
15 July 2019
Meeting of Russian and Ukraine Ombudswomen

Meeting of Russian and Ukraine Ombudswomen

15 July 2019
On July 15, in Kiev, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova. The participants of the meeting discussed the protection of Russian citizens in Ukraine and Ukrainian citizens in Russia, as well as the development of cooperation between human rights institutions of the two countries in the humanitarian…
High Commissioner’s visit to Kiev

High Commissioner’s visit to Kiev

15 July 2019
On July 15, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova arrived in Kiev to support head of the RIA Novosti — Ukraine news agency Kirill Vyshinsky at the court hearing. Today, the Podolsky district court of Kiev is to consider the case of a Russian journalist accused of treason. More than a year has passed since the day of the illegal arrest…
28 June 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Back home

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Back home

28 June 2019
There are today 18 agreements on cooperation between the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and human rights institutions of other states. Such treaties enable ombudspersons to efficiently provide assistance to citizens of their countries in a difficult situation abroad. Thus, our joint work with Turkish Ombudsman Seref Malcoc under the Memorandum of Cooperation, signed in March…
27 June 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

27 June 2019
On June 26, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution that finally canceled the unfair decision of five years ago to confirm the authority of the Russian delegation to the PACE. I welcome this balanced and consistent decision of the European parliamentarians, which is not only the affirmation of the unity and indivisibility of human rights geography, but also…
26 June 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

26 June 2019
I received an appeal from Russian citizen Vladimir Lazarev in defense of the rights of his daughter Maria Lazareva, detained by the State of Kuwait authorities on suspicion of complicity to the theft from local government funds in November 2017. In May 2018, the Supreme Court of Kuwait found Maria Lazareva guilty of the crime charged against her and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in a local…
20 June 2019
High Commissioner’s initiative to ban cages from courtrooms

High Commissioner’s initiative to ban cages from courtrooms

20 June 2019
On June 18, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has supported a legislative initiative to abolish cages in the courtrooms, and this issue is now widely discussed by supporters and opponents of this idea. However, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova has expressed the need to abolish the practice of using metal cages in courtrooms in March,…
09 June 2019
Statement of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

09 June 2019
I have noted with attention the recent statement made by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland with regard to the situation of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov who had been detained by law-enforcement officers in Moscow. From day one I took this case under my special control and stayed in close touch with the lawyer of the detained journalist. It is known…
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…