27 April 2015

Meeting of Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs

27 April 2015

On 27 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova took part in a regular meeting of the Russian Federation Interagency Commission for Council of Europe Affairs (IAC) chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov.

23 April 2015

Meeting with representatives of Council of Europe

23 April 2015

On 23 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with representatives of the Council of Europe.

17 April 2015

Working trip to Sverdlovsk Region and Republic of Tatarstan

17 April 2015

On 13–17 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova paid working visits to Sverdlovsk Region and the Republic of Tatarstan.

06 April 2015

President signed legislative amendments to improve work of human rights commissioners in Russia

06 April 2015

On 6 April, the President of Russia signed the Federal Constitutional Law On the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and the Federal Law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Improve the Work of Human Rights Commissioners.

02 April 2015

Meeting with Director of Amnesty International Representative Office in Russia

02 April 2015

On 2 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Director of Amnesty International Representative Office in Russia Sergei Nikitin.

01 April 2015

Law on human rights commissioner adopted by Council of Federation

01 April 2015

On 1 April, the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation adopted the Federal Constitutional Law On the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and the Federal Law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Improve the Work of Human Rights Commissioners.

27 March 2015

Law on human rights commissioner adopted by State Duma

27 March 2015

On 27 March, the State Duma adopted the draft federal constitutional law On Amendments to the Federal Constitutional Law On the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and the draft federal law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Improve the Work of Human Rights Commissioners in the third reading.

25 March 2015

Amendments to law on human rights commissioner adopted by State Duma in second reading

25 March 2015

On 25 March, the State Duma adopted a package of amendments significantly extending powers of human rights commissioners at the federal and regional levels in the second reading. The amendments imply changing the Federal Constitutional Law On the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and a range of others.

A year as the Commissioner. Preliminary results

A year as the Commissioner. Preliminary results

25 March 2015

On 25 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova, who has been in the office since 18 March 2014, held a press conference.

14 March 2015

Ukrainian doctors visited Nadezhda Savchenko

14 March 2015

On 14 March, Ukrainian doctors visited Nadezhda Savchenko. The doctors’ consultation was held from 1:00 pm till 3:50 pm. A representative of the Human Rights Commissioner in Russia and Savchenko’s regular physicians were also present at the medical examination. In total, the visit lasted for more than five hours.