19 March 2020
High Commissioner addressed the Prime Minister of Russia

High Commissioner addressed the Prime Minister of Russia

19 March 2020
Dear Mikhail Vladimirovich! Due to the deepening unfavorable epidemiological situation arising from the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Russian Federation, I receive numerous complaints about the lack of antiseptics and medical masks in pharmacies. This information was confirmed through the inspections conducted by me personally, by Commissioners for Human Rights in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation, and by the…
18 March 2020
Suspension of personal receptions of citizens

Suspension of personal receptions of citizens

18 March 2020
In connection with the ongoing threat of importing and transmitting of the new coronavirus infection and in order to ensure compliance with the provisions of Federal Law of March 30, 1999, No. 52-ФЗ «On the Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-Being of the Population», the decisions of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation as of January 24, 2020, No. 2 «On Additional Measures…
17 March 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of the board of the Prosecutor General's Office of Russia

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of the board of the Prosecutor General's Office of Russia

17 March 2020
On March 17, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in the meeting of the board of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation. In his speech, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin paid special attention to the problem of protecting human rights. In particular, speaking about the observance of the rights of convicts, Vladimir…
27 February 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting on observance of human rights during transportation of defendants and convicts

Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting on observance of human rights during transportation of defendants and convicts

27 February 2020
On February 27, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held an open board session entitled «Observance of human rights during the escort from a pre-trial detention center to a court, as well as during transportation to a place of serving a sentence». The event was attended by representatives of legislative, executive and judicial authorities, human rights ombudsmen in the constituent entities…
26 February 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova took part in an extended meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

Tatiana Moskalkova took part in an extended meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

26 February 2020
On February 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova participated in an extended board session of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. During the event, the results of operatively-office activity of Russian Internal Affairs bodies for 2019 were summed up, and objectives for 2020 were set. The event was attended by President of the Russian…
21 February 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova visited Tagansky Court in Moscow

Tatiana Moskalkova visited Tagansky Court in Moscow

21 February 2020
The High Commissioner had a meeting with the court’s Chairman and conversation with two defendants waiting for the court’s hearing. During her visit, Tatiana Moskalkova paid special attention to escort premises, conditions of detention and transportation from the remand center to the court. "Although the courthouse is rather old, all premises in which defendants are waiting for the…
11 February 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of ordinary and arbitrary courts of the Russian Federation

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of ordinary and arbitrary courts of the Russian Federation

11 February 2020
On February 11, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the meeting of ordinary and arbitrary courts of the Russian Federation. In 2019, the Russian Ombudswoman received more than 38 thousand complaints, 12% of which were dedicated to the justifiability and fairness of judgements and other courts’ decisions, which is 10% lower than in 2018.…
10 February 2020
Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

Seminar “Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence” to be held in Ekaterinburg

10 February 2020
On February 18–19, the seminar «Inter-agency cooperation: models to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence, including situations of social disadvantage, at the regional level» will take place in Ekaterinburg. The Council of Europe, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights in co-operation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are…
06 February 2020
Complainant’s housing issue resolved through direct assistance of federal and regional ombudsmen

Complainant’s housing issue resolved through direct assistance of federal and regional ombudsmen

06 February 2020
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova was approached by well-known Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina asking for assistance to G., a resident of Grozny. The woman found herself in a difficult life situation: the dormitory she lived in was declared emergency. Therefore, she was forced to immediately move to another place of residence. Having thoughtfully…
05 February 2020
Chief of Staff of High Commissioner’s Office held a personal reception of citizens

Chief of Staff of High Commissioner’s Office held a personal reception of citizens

05 February 2020
On February 5, Chief of Staff of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Vladimir Lozbinev held a personal reception for citizens. In the course of the reception, complaints of citizens about violations of rights in criminal proceedings and housing provision were examined. Based on the results of the reception, Vladimir Lozbinev gave specific instructions concerning each…