25 December 2018
Working visit to the Republic of Armenia

Working visit to the Republic of Armenia

25 December 2018
On December 21, representatives of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participated in conference "Protection of the Rights of Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Progress and Challenges" at the invitation of the Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia. During the visit, representatives of the High Commissioner met with Armenian Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan. Parties discussed practical cooperation…
19 December 2018
RF constituent entities support adoption of draft federal law on regional Commissioners

RF constituent entities support adoption of draft federal law on regional Commissioners

19 December 2018
The draft federal law "On General Principles of Organization and Operation of Commissioners for Human Rights in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation" was submitted to the State Duma. The law is aimed at the introduction of uniform standards to regulate powers and guarantees of regional commissioners. On the eve of the first reading of the draft law, round tables, discussions and conferences…
Ryazan Region Duma supported the adoption of draft federal law on regional Commissioners

Ryazan Region Duma supported the adoption of draft federal law on regional Commissioners

19 December 2018
The Ryazan Region Duma supported the adoption of the draft federal law "On General Principles of Organization and Operation of Commissioners for Human Rights in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation" submitted to the State Duma. The law is aimed at the introduction of uniform standards for regulating powers and guarantees of regional commissioners. On the eve of the first reading of the…
18 December 2018
Human rights development outcomes and prospects discussed in State Duma

Human rights development outcomes and prospects discussed in State Duma

18 December 2018
On December 18, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in parliamentary hearings "25th anniversary of the Russian Federation Constitution and the institute of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation" held in the State Duma. Among other participants of the event were Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Olga Timofeeva,…
17 December 2018
High Commissioner met with Ombudsman of Serbia

High Commissioner met with Ombudsman of Serbia

17 December 2018
On December 17, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Protector of Citizens (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Serbia Zoran Pasalić. The participants of the meeting discussed topical human rights issues and further collaboration under a Memorandum on Cooperation between ombudspersons of Russia and Serbia. Tatiana Moskalkova told the Serbian Ombudsman about the…
High Commissioner upheld right to hold rap concerts

High Commissioner upheld right to hold rap concerts

17 December 2018
According to High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova, the issue frequently raised by students at the meetings with the federal ombudswoman is whether the ban of local authorities on rap performances violates human rights. "Part of the older generation has always negatively perceived and continue perceiving new art forms. It suffices to recall such phenomena…
13 December 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova helped applicant to reсеive state protection

Tatiana Moskalkova helped applicant to reсеive state protection

13 December 2018
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received an application for state protection from lawyer B. engaged in the investigation of a criminal case related to excess of authority by officers of the Yaroslavl Penal Colony No. 1 and use of violence against convicts. Based on the information provided, the High Commissioner twice appealed to the Chairman of the…
12 December 2018
Presenting national awards for achievements in human rights and charity work

Presenting national awards for achievements in human rights and charity work

12 December 2018
On December 12, in the Kremlin, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin presented national awards for outstanding achievements in human rights and charity work. Chairman of the National Society of People with Disabilities Mikhail Terentyev received the human rights award for 2018. The award for achievements in charity work was presented to Lev Ambinder, president of Rusfond Charity…
06 December 2018
Russian citizen can return home thanks to interaction between Russian and Armenian ombudspersons

Russian citizen can return home thanks to interaction between Russian and Armenian ombudspersons

06 December 2018
Close cooperation has been established within the framework of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance (EOA) to prevent violations of human rights and freedoms in the territory of the EOA member states. Citizen G. addressed High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova to protect the rights of her nephew Y. According to the applicant, citizen of the Russian…
03 December 2018
Tatiana Moskalkova opened All-Russian Human Rights Lesson

Tatiana Moskalkova opened All-Russian Human Rights Lesson

03 December 2018
On December 3, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova opened the All-Russian Uniform Lesson "HUMAN RIGHTS" and met with students of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). This year, a large-scale educational project is dedicated to two important dates: the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the 25th…