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

24 April 2018
Urgent statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Urgent statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

24 April 2018
On Monday, April 23, Elena Odnovol residing on the territory of Crimea, the head of the organization «Volunteers of Victory» was apprehended by the staff of the Security Service of Ukraine on the border with the Crimea at the checkpoint «Chongar». From mass media it became known that she could be charged with carrying out subversive activities against Ukraine to the detriment of its…
05 April 2018
Meeting of Russian and Turkish Ombudspersons

Meeting of Russian and Turkish Ombudspersons

05 April 2018

On April 5, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with the Chief Ombudsman of the Republic of Turkey Seref Malcoc.

04 April 2018
Commentary by the High Commissioner on the response of the American side on the application for clemency of Konstantin Yaroshenko

Commentary by the High Commissioner on the response of the American side on the application for clemency of Konstantin Yaroshenko

04 April 2018

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova commented on the response of the American side to a letter regarding the application for clemency of Konstantin Yaroshenko.

03 April 2018
High Commissioner met with representative of Médecins Sans Frontières international organization

High Commissioner met with representative of Médecins Sans Frontières international organization

03 April 2018

On April 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Director of the Representative Office of the International Independent Humanitarian Medical Organization Médecins Sans Frontières in Russia Stéphane Prévost.

Urgent Statement by the Russian Human Rights Commissioner T.Moskalkova

Urgent Statement by the Russian Human Rights Commissioner T.Moskalkova

03 April 2018

On 26 March 2018, the Ukrainian border guards seized Crimean fishing boat «Nord» with a crew of 10 Russian citizens on the Azov high seas.