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02 April 2016
The Central Election Commission, ombudsmen and law enforcement are getting ready for the elections. The forthcoming elections for the State Duma in September would be the first where those electors who have no permanent registration in one or another region would get the voting right. It was announced by a CEC member, Maya Grishina, the day before during a seminar…

Pamfilova believes the number of human rights NGOs in Russia is small

11 November 2015

High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova believes there is a lack of human rights NGOs in Russia.

Pamfilova helps to Sentsov in confirming his Ukrainian citizenship

25 March 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova helps director Oleg Sentsov, who had been detained on suspicion of preparing terrorist attacks in Crimea, confirm his Ukrainian citizenship.

Ella Pamfilova noted a negative tendency to "restrictive legislation"

25 March 2015

25 March, Moscow. One of the principal negative tendencies in human rights in Russia is an incline to "restrictive legislation in  public-sensitive  spheres", Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova said on Wednesday at her press conference. According to her, at the same time progress in human rights has been observed in some spheres.

Pamfilova called murder of Nemtsov “a shot in Russia’s back”

28 February 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova is shocked by the murder of the opposition member and former vice prime minister Boris Nemtsov.

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Working visit of Ella Pamfilova to Khabarovsk

22 July 2015

On 22–24 July, High Commissioner for Human Rights Ella Pamfilova will make a working visit to Khabarovsk.

Working visit to the Republic of Tatarstan

16 April 2015

On 16–17 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova will make an official visit to the Republic of Tatarstan.

Ordinary meeting of the Government Commission on the Affairs of Compatriots Abroad

24 December 2014
Ordinary meeting of the Government Commission on the Affairs of Compatriots Abroad
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On 17 December, the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s ‘Hasten to Do Good’ medal award took place in Moscow. The award’s criteria are commitment, heroism and courage displayed under the circumstances of a threat to human rights and freedoms.

17 December 2014
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On 29 October 2014, the day before the state Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Political Repression, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova opened the annual ceremony called ‘Retrieving the Names’.
29 October 2014
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On 28 October 2014, in Moscow, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova held a meeting with the officials from regional human rights commissioners’ offices.
28 October 2014
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09 October 2014
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Speech of High Commissioner in panel discussion on youth and human rights at 33rd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

On 22 September, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took part in panel discussion on youth and human rights within the framework of the 33rd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The High Commissioner’s speech was devoted to human rights education for young people.

22 September 2016
Speech of High Commissioner on protection of indigenous peoples’ rights at 33rd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

On 21 September, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took part in the 33rd session of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The High Commissioner spoke during the general debate on protection of indigenous peoples’ rights.

21 September 2016
30 July 2014
24 July 2014 – TV Dozhd, Hard Day’s Night programme.
24 July 2014
‘Opinion’ welcomes Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova. The discussion is focussed on the rights of Russian citizen and Ukrainians having come to Russia after the armed conflict in Donbass had broken out.
22 July 2014
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