11 September 2014

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia comments on Moscow City Court decision about GOLOS Association

11 September 2014
On 11 September the Moscow City Court announced that it had not annulled its decision to consider the non-commercial organisation Golos as a foreign agent – the matter was only to recall the judgement to hold the NCO liable for administrative violations.
10 September 2014

Single Election Day monitoring

10 September 2014
On 14 September representatives of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia will be monitoring law compliance during the elections in twenty regions, where the highest risk of infringements is expected.
09 September 2014

Association GOLOS struck off from foreign agents list

09 September 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova supported the Moscow City Court decision to disclaim the GOLOS Association to have a foreign agent status.
05 September 2014

Minsk ceasefire agreement to save many lives in Ukraine

05 September 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova commented on the ceasefire agreement signed in Minsk between Ukraine leaders and representatives of the “people’s republics” in Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
04 September 2014

Russian Commissioner for Human Rights meets with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Russia

04 September 2014
On 4 September 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Russia Rudiger von Fritsch held a working meeting.
03 September 2014

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia meets with Secretary General of the Council of Europe

03 September 2014

On 3 September 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova held a meeting with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland having arrived in Russia for a working visit.

Stop the fratricidal war!

03 September 2014
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expresses her deepest condolences to the family and friends of Andrey Stenin who died in Ukraine. “It is very hard to accept the news of Andrey Stenin’s death. Till the last moment we hoped that he had been alive.
30 August 2014

Non-commercial human rights organisations financing procedure remains the same

30 August 2014
On 30 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova explained that the procedure of non-commercial human rights organisations financing remains the same – the information that the grants for such organisations are to be ceased is not consistent with the reality.
28 August 2014

Meeting with Swiss delegation

28 August 2014
On 28 August 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova received delegation from Switzerland headed by Claude Wild, Head of the Human Security Division, Political Affairs Directorate, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The Ambassador of Switzerland to the Russian Federation Pierre Helg was another participant to the meeting.

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia requests verification of Russian servicemen’s deaths

28 August 2014
On 28 August 2014, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova sent an official letter to Chief Military Prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky. The letter contains mass media quotes claiming of numerous deaths of Russian servicemen. In this respect the Commissioner expresses her deep concern, asks to investigate the case and to provide her with the detailed information.