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According to media reports, at a G7 Foreign Ministers meeting (April 11, 2017), the question of the possible adoption of new sanctions against Russia in connection with its position on Syria was raised again. However, this initiative of the British Foreign Minister was not supported by a number of foreign ministers, which indicates the desire of most states to solve the problems through diplomatic negotiations, and not through unilateral sanctions.
St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Tanta — the victims are multiplying every day, the mournful death-roll grows. Today international terrorism represents the most terrible threat to the security and stability in the world, the social and economic development of all countries. It tramples on the fundamental values on which the development of free societies is based. It deprives people of the most inalienable right — the right to life.
Health is the most valuable nature gift to people. The life quality and families’ well-being directly depends on the state of health. The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April. On this day in 1948 the World Health Organization (WHO) was established. The main goals of World Health Day are healthy lifestyle advocacy, bad habits rejection, highlighting of public attention to health problems and willingness to respond to new emerging threats.
On 6 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova held a personal reception of Krasnodar farmers, participants of the "tractor march".
Tatiana Moskalkova expressed condolences in connection with explosions in Saint Petersburg underground
On 3 April, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova expressed her heartfelt condolences to relatives, friends and colleagues of those who were killed and injured because of the explosion in the Saint Petersburg underground system.
On 28 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova launched a verification following the petition submitted by Executive Director of the All-Russian Public Movement "For Human Rights" Lev Ponomarev and Chairperson of the Moscow Helsinki Group Lyudmila Alekseeva regarding the events related to the procession held on 26 March in Moscow.
On 28 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of the Presidential Commission for the Disabled.
On 23 March, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova passed a letter of condolences in connection with the terrorist attack that occurred on 22 March in London to Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom to the Russian Federation Laurie Bristow.
On 17 March, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova held a working meeting with Governor of Belgorod Region Yevgeny Savchenko and regional Commissioner for Human Rights Alexander Panin.
With assistance of High Commissioner 12 convicted Ukrainian citizens transferred to country of citizenship
On 17 March, with the assistance of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, 12 convicted Ukrainian citizens who served their sentences in correctional institutions of the Republic of Crimea and other regions of Russia were transferred to Ukraine at the checkpoint "Nekhoteyevka-Goptovka" in Belgorod Region.