13 February 2015

Visiting Nadezhda Savchenko

13 February 2015

On 13 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia visited again the hospital MSU No. 77 of the FPS of Russia (‘Matrosskaya Tishina’ remand centre in Moscow), where Nadezhda Savchenko remains in custody. The meeting took place due to the new appeal of Nadezhda Savchenko to the Russian Commissioner.

12 February 2015
Monument to victims of political repressions – open concept development contest launched

Monument to victims of political repressions – open concept development contest launched

12 February 2015

On 12 February 2015, a contest for development of a concept of an architectural and sculptural composition ‘Monument to Victims of Political Repressions’ in Moscow was launched.

06 February 2015

Responsibility for investigation into assault and battery case of Memorial lawyer taken by interior officials of Dagestan

06 February 2015

This was announced on 6 February by the republic’s Minister of the Interior Abdurashid Magomedov in his reply to the official appeal of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

03 February 2015

Meeting with Ambassador of Ireland to Russia

03 February 2015

On 3 February, the meeting between Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova and Ambassador of Ireland to the Russian Federation Eoin O’Leary was held. The participants in the meeting discussed a number of international aspects of human rights protection and specific features of the human rights commissioner’s institute in Russia, as well as outlined the ways of cooperation in the human rights protection area.

02 February 2015

Commissioner calls attention to procedural defects in the Davydova case

02 February 2015

On 2 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent an official letter of appeal to Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov and Prosecutor General of Russia Yury Chayka with a request to consider changing the  pre-trial restrictions for Svetlana Davydova accused of treason.

30 January 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia visited Nadezhda Savchenko

30 January 2015

On 30 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia visited the Medical Sanitary Unit No. 77 of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia (‘Matrosskaya Tishina’ remand centre in Moscow), where Nadezhda Savchenko was transferred to for her hunger strike.

Meeting with Ambassador of France to Russia

30 January 2015

On 30 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Ambassador of France to Russia Jean-Maurice Ripert.

Pamfilova calls news she tried to persuade Savchenko to waive lawyers “utter nonsense”

Pamfilova calls news she tried to persuade Savchenko to waive lawyers “utter nonsense”

30 January 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova disproved the information that she had been allegedly persuading Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko to waive the lawyers.

28 January 2015

Ministry of Culture to take no part in Privalov’s apartment buildings fate

28 January 2015

On 27 January, the Russia’s Ministry of Culture replied to the appeal of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia regarding the demolition of the Privalov’s apartment buildings. The Ministry of Culture informed that the documents of the historic and cultural expert examination which had been re-submitted by the activists to protect the architectural complex were returned to the applicants.

23 January 2015

Again on Privalov’s historic apartment buildings

23 January 2015

On 23 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent official petitions to Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Yury Chayka and Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin to "inspect implementation of the laws on protection of cultural heritage" during the initiated demolition of the Privalov’s apartment buildings.