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.

Results of inspection of Alexander Kostenko’s detention conditions submitted to Valeriya Lutkovska

11 August 2015
On 7 August, an official letter of information about inspected conditions of detention of Ukrainian citizen Alexander Kostenko was submitted to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska. The letter of information was submitted in reply to the official requests regarding observance of Alexander Kostenko’s rights made by Ms Lutkovska to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia. At the instruction of the High Commissioner…
05 August 2015
High Commissioner expressed condolences following road accident in Khabarovsk Territory

High Commissioner expressed condolences following road accident in Khabarovsk Territory

05 August 2015

On 5 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed her deepest condolences following a road accident at the 125th kilometre of the highway Komsomolsk-on-Amur  — Khabarovsk, which caused tragic deaths of people and resulted in heavy injures to many passengers.

03 August 2015

On Resolution of Constitutional Court of Russian Federation No. 21-P as of 14 July 2015

03 August 2015

The provisions of the Resolution No.  21-P  adopted by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation as of 14 July 2015 concerning the legal effect of the judgements delivered by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia have been analysed under instructions of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova.

Ella Pamfilova requested Valeriya Lutkovska to assist in observance of two Russian citizens’ rights

03 August 2015

On 3 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova submitted an official request to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska to personally visit the citizens of the Russian Federation, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, transferred from the Central Military Hospital to a  pre-trial  detention facility.

30 July 2015

Meeting with Amnesty International

30 July 2015

On 30 July, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Head of Amnesty International Representative Office in Russia Sergei Nikitin.

29 July 2015
High Commissioner: Discredit of elections must not be allowed to happen

High Commissioner: Discredit of elections must not be allowed to happen

29 July 2015
On 29 July, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova requested the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Central Election Commission of Russia to investigate the grounds on which some political associations had been denied registration required for participation in the elections in Novosibirsk Region and some others. The facts that the Election Commission of Novosibirsk…
24 July 2015

High Commissioner initiated accommodation centres’ monitoring

24 July 2015

In July 2015, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova initiated a monitoring of the temporary accommodation centres for immigrants (SUVSIGs) all over Russia.