23 August 2018
Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

23 August 2018
Today, Riga City Vidzeme Suburb Court has changed the measure of restraint to activist of the Headquarters for the Protection of Russian Schools Alexander Gaponenko. He has been released from custody. High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova has repeatedly appealed to Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human…
17 August 2018
High Commissioner helped Iranian citizen

High Commissioner helped Iranian citizen

17 August 2018
Effective cooperation has been established among members of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance in the promotion and protection of human rights. On June 20, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova visited foreign football fans, held in Pretrial Detention Center No. 5 of the Moscow Department of the FSIN of Russia. During the visit, the Russian…
26 June 2018
Monitoring of human rights violations on the territory of Ukraine

Monitoring of human rights violations on the territory of Ukraine

26 June 2018
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) in the Russian Federation is monitoring human rights violations in Ukraine, the results of which are presented on the map. All changes and additions will be reflected in the operational mode.
08 June 2018
Meeting of Russian and Greek Ombudspersons

Meeting of Russian and Greek Ombudspersons

08 June 2018
On June 7, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ombudsman of the Hellenic Republic Andreas Pottakis. Tatiana Moskalkova and Andreas Pottakis discussed the most important issues related to protection of rights and interests of Russian and Greek citizens, and noted the need to strengthen cooperation between ombudspersons of the two countries.…
31 May 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova: hotline starts working in run-up to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Tatiana Moskalkova: hotline starts working in run-up to 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

31 May 2018
On May 31, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in a round table discussion "Promoting diversity and creation of a non-discriminatory environment in Russian host cities during and after 2018 FIFA World Cup". Tatiana Moskalkova noted the importance of holding the World Cup in Russia. "Today the perception of human rights is seen through the…
30 May 2018
High Commissioner helped compatriots from Germany

High Commissioner helped compatriots from Germany

30 May 2018
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova assisted German citizens to obtain a temporary residence permit in the Russian Federation. On May 18, a German citizen of Russian origin addressed the High Commissioner at the personal reception of citizens in Simferopol. According to the complaint, after the divorce the German court granted her former husband the right…
15 May 2018
Urgent statement of the Russian Ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova with regard to the detention of correspondent Kirill Vishinsky in Ukraine

Urgent statement of the Russian Ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova with regard to the detention of correspondent Kirill Vishinsky in Ukraine

15 May 2018
Lately, functioning of the Russian media in the Republic of Ukraine has been disproportionately restricted numerous times. Last week the Ukrainian Border Service detained correspondents of the First channel and VGTRK Valentina Solovyova and Olga Yureva, as well as expelled them with the prohibition of 3-years-long re-entry only in connection with their intention to report activities dedicated to the 9th…
27 April 2018
Urgent Statement by Russian Human Rights Commissioner

Urgent Statement by Russian Human Rights Commissioner

27 April 2018
On 21 April, the Latvian court arrested Mr. Alexander Gaponenko — co-chairman of the Joint Congress of Russian Communities and the chief executive officer of the Non-Citizens’ Congress, who had been apprehended on suspicion of exercising «activities, directed against national independence» after his publication on Facebook. The activities of the human rights defender were aimed at preserving Russian-speaking schools and…
26 April 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

26 April 2018

On April 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova takes part in the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism «Preventing torture through the joint efforts of national human rights institutions and the national preventive mechanism (NPM) by the invitation of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov.

25 April 2018
20 years since the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights

20 years since the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights

25 April 2018

On April 25, the Council of Europe Program Office in Russia organized a solemn reception on the 20th anniversary of the ratification of the European Convention on Human Rights by the Russian Federation