18 November 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Maria Butina

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Maria Butina

18 November 2019
On November 18, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Maria Butinа. During the meeting, Maria Butina told the High Commissioner about the early days in an American prison and thanked Tatiana Moskalkova for her support and assistance with her return home. "Thanks to the press conference you held,…
2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference

18 November 2019
On November 18–19, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the 2nd Istanbul International Ombudsman Conference. The event is attended by ombudspersons of Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Tunisia, Lithuania, Morocco and other countries. During the International Conference, the ombudspersons will share successful practices, as well as discuss problematic human rights issues.…
15 November 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Ownership

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Ownership

15 November 2019
In our state, the inviolability of private property is protected by law, but even it sometimes cannot stop scammers striving to cash in on someone’s grief. I was approached by a resident of the city of Shakhty, Rostov Region. Plotters misappropriated her home by forging of documents. The woman wrote to various authorities but could not achieve justice. The police initiated criminal proceedings, but the process was…
13 November 2019
Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

Representative of High Commissioner participates in ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting and Annual Conference

13 November 2019
On November 13–14, in Brussels, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participates in the General Assembly Meeting and the Annual Conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI). ENNHRI brings together over 40 National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) across Europe with a broad mandate to protect human rights. These…
12 November 2019
High Commissioner received citizens from Buryatia

High Commissioner received citizens from Buryatia

12 November 2019
On November 12, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens from the Republic of Buryatia in a videoconferencing mode. Traditionally, most complaints coming to the Office of the federal ombudsman concern the social sphere. Today, pensioner S., a former employee of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Directorate for the Republic of Buryatia, approached…
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Marriage abroad

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Marriage abroad

12 November 2019
Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks in my work is to protect our compatriots abroad. Indeed, each country has its laws, its rules, and compromise can only be achieved through dialogue. I received an appeal from a citizen of the Russian Federation who married on the territory of Kyrgyzstan. The circumstances were such that the couple divorced (also outside our country)…
11 November 2019
New "Human rights" information leaflet

New "Human rights" information leaflet

11 November 2019
The new "Human rights" information leaflet of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation covers the most topical human rights issues. These include protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as the details of the joint reception of citizens by the Russian Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova and Armenian Human Rights…
08 November 2019
Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

Meeting with experts from World Organisation Against Torture

08 November 2019
On November 8, representatives of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation met with experts from the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT). Representatives of the High Commissioner and OMCT experts exchanged views on the situation with the implementation of the recommendations of the UN Committee against Torture in the Russian Federation. In particular, representatives of the…
07 November 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova held personal reception of citizens

Tatiana Moskalkova held personal reception of citizens

07 November 2019
On November 7, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Sardana Guryeva held a joint reception of citizens. In the video conferencing mode, residents of the region were able to ask the federal ombudsman for assistance in solving life problems. In particular, the ombudswoman received complaints…
04 November 2019
Address of High Commissioner on National Unity Day

Address of High Commissioner on National Unity Day

04 November 2019
Dear friends! With all my heart I congratulate you on the National Unity Day! We live in a unique country where many nationalities and cultures coexist. Therein lies our strength, our greatness and wealth. We are different, but all of us are united by love for the Motherland — this feeling is the guarantee of the successful development and prosperity of the country for…