27 June 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

27 June 2019
On June 26, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution that finally canceled the unfair decision of five years ago to confirm the authority of the Russian delegation to the PACE. I welcome this balanced and consistent decision of the European parliamentarians, which is not only the affirmation of the unity and indivisibility of human rights geography, but also…
26 June 2019
Personal reception of citizens held in Nizhny Novgorod

Personal reception of citizens held in Nizhny Novgorod

26 June 2019
On June 26, in Nizhny Novgorod, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens. During the reception, employees and veterans of the internal affairs agencies appealed to the federal ombudsman for assistance in realizing social rights. In particular, the complaints concerned the observance of housing rights, the availability and quality of medical…
High Commissioner addressed All-Russian Conference on Law Enforcement Officers’ Rights Protection

High Commissioner addressed All-Russian Conference on Law Enforcement Officers’ Rights Protection

26 June 2019
On June 26, within the framework of a working visit to Nizhny Novgorod, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference «Protecting the Rights of Employees of Internal Affairs Bodies: Doctrine, Practice, Technology».
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

26 June 2019
I received an appeal from Russian citizen Vladimir Lazarev in defense of the rights of his daughter Maria Lazareva, detained by the State of Kuwait authorities on suspicion of complicity to the theft from local government funds in November 2017. In May 2018, the Supreme Court of Kuwait found Maria Lazareva guilty of the crime charged against her and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in a local…
20 June 2019
High Commissioner’s initiative to ban cages from courtrooms

High Commissioner’s initiative to ban cages from courtrooms

20 June 2019
On June 18, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has supported a legislative initiative to abolish cages in the courtrooms, and this issue is now widely discussed by supporters and opponents of this idea. However, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova has expressed the need to abolish the practice of using metal cages in courtrooms in March,…
17 June 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to favourable environment

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Right to favourable environment

17 June 2019
We all live on the same planet. The earth is our common home which we should keep clean and in order. Nature has given all the essentials: clean air, drinking water, food. Our health and longevity directly depend on their quality. But humanity is moving on and trying to adapt the environment to its own interests, in which profit takes precedence.…
09 June 2019
Statement of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

09 June 2019
I have noted with attention the recent statement made by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland with regard to the situation of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov who had been detained by law-enforcement officers in Moscow. From day one I took this case under my special control and stayed in close touch with the lawyer of the detained journalist. It is known…
24 May 2019
High Commissioner asked US Attorney General to extradite Yaroshenko to Russia

High Commissioner asked US Attorney General to extradite Yaroshenko to Russia

24 May 2019
On May 23, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed US Attorney General William Barr with a request for extradition of Russian citizen Konstantin Yaroshenko to his homeland. Dear Mr. Barr, I hereby present my compliments to you. Currently, the US Department of Justice is considering the extradition request from the Russian Ministry of Justice with regard to the…
16 May 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova outlined urgent problems in the field of labor rights in Russia

Tatiana Moskalkova outlined urgent problems in the field of labor rights in Russia

16 May 2019
On May 16, Coordinating Council of Commissioners for Human Rights in the Russian Federation met in Kazan. This year, the theme of the event was «Protection of Citizens’ Labor Rights». For the first time, the meeting is held under the auspices of the Human Rights Center. It was established after federal ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova had discussed the issue at the…
Meeting of Council of Commissioners for Human Rights

Meeting of Council of Commissioners for Human Rights

16 May 2019
On May 16, a meeting of the Council of Commissioners for Human Rights under the chairmanship of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova was held in Kazan. The main topic of discussion was the draft resolution of the forthcoming Coordinating Council of the Commissioners for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, dedicated to the protection of the labor…