04 June 2018
High Commissioner protected housing rights of citizens residing in territory of Baikonur

High Commissioner protected housing rights of citizens residing in territory of Baikonur

04 June 2018
The High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation pays particular attention to the protection of citizens’ housing rights. For three years, the federal ombudswoman has worked on the issue of providing housing to Russian citizens living next to the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The state support for citizens in need of removal from the territory of Baikonur has not fully…
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…
16 May 2018
Meeting of Council of Commissioners for Human Rights

Meeting of Council of Commissioners for Human Rights

16 May 2018
On May 16, a meeting of the Council of Commissioners for Human Rights under the chairmanship of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova was held in Yalta. The main topic of discussion was the draft resolution of the Coordinating Council of the Commissioners for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. This year, the Coordination Council…
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 signed Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov

Tatiana Moskalkova signed Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov

26 April 2018

On April 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova signed a Memorandum on Cooperation with High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov. The document is aimed at improving the system of assisting people who got in difficult circumstances on the territory of the two countries; strengthening mechanisms for restoring violated rights; applying a set of preventive measures in the field of human rights and freedoms; mutual exchanging of information and experience concerning human rights in the framework of forums, workshops, seminars and conferences.

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.

High Commissioner spoke at the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

High Commissioner spoke at the Second Forum of the National Preventive Mechanism in Astana

26 April 2018

On April 26, in Astana, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova spoke at 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)».

Address of the High Commissioner to commemorate the International Memory Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes Victims

Address of the High Commissioner to commemorate the International Memory Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes Victims

26 April 2018
On April 26, 1986, the world experienced a severe man-made catastrophe — disaster on Chernobyl NPP. Millions of people were exposed to radiation, hundreds of thousands lost their health and homes. Today we pay homage to those who died in radiation accidents and catastrophes paying tribute to the unprecedented courage, dedication and strength of the people who eliminated terrible consequences of the nuclear…