02 September 2015

On results of military unit's inspection in Kostroma

02 September 2015

As a result of the inspection of Military Unit No. 71211 in Kostroma, initiated by the High Commissioner, some violations of the guard service managing and stress resistance testing of servicemen before their going on watch were found out.

30 August 2015
On tragedy in Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 in Ulyanovsk Region

On tragedy in Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 in Ulyanovsk Region

30 August 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova has expressed her condolences to families and beloved ones of the lost in fire in Pre-Trial  Detention Centre No. 1 ( SIZO-1 ) of Ulyanovsk on 29 August, and wished the injured a speedy recovery.

28 August 2015

High Commissioner visited prisoners in penitentiary facilities of Republic of Mordovia

28 August 2015

On 27 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova visited some penitentiary facilities in the Republic of Mordovia, including a female correctional facility ( IK-2 ), strict regime correctional facilities (IK- 22 and  IK-5 ), and a special regime correctional facility (IK- 6).

27 August 2015
High Commissioner taken servicemen’s shooting situation outside Kostroma under control

High Commissioner taken servicemen’s shooting situation outside Kostroma under control

27 August 2015

On 27 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia has assigned a staff member of the Office to investigate all circumstances of the shooting accident which occurred in the Military Unit No. 71211 yesterday.

26 August 2015
High Commissioner to visit Nikolay Karpyuk

High Commissioner to visit Nikolay Karpyuk

26 August 2015

On 26 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova has sent an official reply to the open appeal of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, Valeriya Lutkovska, regarding detention of a Ukrainian citizen, Nikolay Karpyuk.

25 August 2015
Beginning of Oboronservice’s story shameful, end shocking

Beginning of Oboronservice’s story shameful, end shocking

25 August 2015

The invariable number of complaints having been received for years from people driven to despair proves that the issues of release on parole remain among the most acute ones. Vagueness and discriminatory character of the criteria used by court to endorse a release on parole are fairly pointed out by human rights defenders and convicts themselves.

19 August 2015
Former editor-in-chief of Duel newspaper transferred to house arrest

Former editor-in-chief of Duel newspaper transferred to house arrest

19 August 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova welcomed the ruling to change the restriction to the former  editor-in-chief  of Duel newspaper, Yuriy Mukhin, announced by Moscow City Court on 19 August.

14 August 2015
Visit to detained journalists Mukhin and Sokolov

Visit to detained journalists Mukhin and Sokolov

14 August 2015

On 14 August, representatives of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia visited journalists Yuriy Mukhin and Alexander Sokolov in the  Pre-Trial  Detention Centre No. 2 of the Moscow Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

Inspection of conditions in temporary and special detention facilities in Nizhniy Novgorod Region

14 August 2015

On 3–7 August, a representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia inspected conditions of detention of suspected in and accused of crimes kept in temporary detention facilities (IVSs) and persons in custody for administrative offences contained in special detention centres (SPs) of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region General Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. 

11 August 2015

Hunger strike of Andrey Krekov in Arkhangelsk Region not confirmed

11 August 2015

The information about violation of rights of a prisoner, Andrey Krekov, reported in the mass media, had been investigated from 4 to 6 August.