14 April 2020
Annual Report on the activities of the High Commissioner is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Annual Report on the activities of the High Commissioner is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta

14 April 2020
On April 14, the Report on the activities of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation for 2019 is published in Rossiyskaya Gazeta. "At the end of the calendar year, the Commissioner shall send a report on his activity to the President of the Russian Federation, to the Council of the Federation, and to the State Duma, the Government of the Russian…
10 April 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

10 April 2020
On April 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ½: The Rule of Corona. During online session "Human Rights under Quarantine", experts discussed current legal aspects during a pandemic, including ensuring human rights, treaty obligations, and international cooperation. In her speech, Tatiana…
Tatiana Moskalkova shared with Zoran Pašalić Russian experience in combating pandemic

Tatiana Moskalkova shared with Zoran Pašalić Russian experience in combating pandemic

10 April 2020
On April 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Protector of Citizens (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Serbia Zoran Pašalić current human rights issues via videoconference. During the conversation Tatiana Moskalkova noted the importance of ombudsmen cooperation in combating COVID-19. According to the Russian Ombudswoman, the effectiveness of anti-crisis measures taken by states…
Ombudswomen of Russia and Azerbaijan held videoconference

Ombudswomen of Russia and Azerbaijan held videoconference

10 April 2020
On April 10, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan Sabina Aliyeva held a conversation via videoconference. Tatiana Moskalkova and Sabina Aliyeva discussed a wide range of human rights issues, as well as prospects for cooperation. The parties paid special attention to the human rights…
07 April 2020
Family reunited thanks to collaboration of  Russian and Armenian Ombudsmen

Family reunited thanks to collaboration of Russian and Armenian Ombudsmen

07 April 2020
On March 27, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova received an appeal from Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan with a request to assist in the reunification of the Armenian family, which was in a difficult life situation as a result of quarantine. According to the appeal, the applicants, as Armenian citizens, were unable to fly to Russia at their…
02 April 2020
High Commissioner will participate in St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

High Commissioner will participate in St. Petersburg International Legal Forum

02 April 2020
April 10–12, 2020, St. Petersburg International Legal Forum 9 ½: The Rule of Corona will be held. This special event is exclusively focused on the legal aspects of social life under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Law as a universal social regulator is of vital importance in the fight against the global pandemic. Legal responses to the current epidemic challenges will…
High Commissioner congratulated Andrey Spitsyn on the reappointment on the post of Astrakhan ombudsman

High Commissioner congratulated Andrey Spitsyn on the reappointment on the post of Astrakhan ombudsman

02 April 2020
On April 2, by decision of the Duma of the Astrakhan Region, Andrey Spitsyn was appointed to the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Astrakhan Region for a new term. High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova congratulated the regional ombudsman. "I offer my warmest congratulations to my colleague, I am glad that the experienced ombudsman will remain…
01 April 2020
President signed the law on convicts’ transfer to the regions of residence of their relatives

President signed the law on convicts’ transfer to the regions of residence of their relatives

01 April 2020
On April 1, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed the law providing for the possibility of transferring to the correctional institution located near the place of residence of the close relatives of the convicted person. High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova is convinced that there is a legislative gap in the exercise of a citizen’s right to be transferred to a correctional institution located…
High Commissioner asked the Russian Foreign Ministry to take measures to return compatriots from Thailand

High Commissioner asked the Russian Foreign Ministry to take measures to return compatriots from Thailand

01 April 2020
On April 1, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova addressed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov. In the appeal, the federal ombudswoman reported on the information received from a group of about two thousand Russian citizens who are at the Bangkok airport and cannot return home due to restrictive measures introduced…
31 March 2020
Ombudsmen of Russia and Armenia discussed protection of human rights during coronavirus pandemic

Ombudsmen of Russia and Armenia discussed protection of human rights during coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020
On March 31, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a meeting with Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan via videoconference. During the conversation, the Ombudspersons of Russia and Armenia discussed human rights issues in the context of countering the spread of a new coronavirus infection. The exchange of experience has indicated…