11 October 2018
High Commissioner met with Ambassador of Australia to Russia

High Commissioner met with Ambassador of Australia to Russia

11 October 2018
On October 11, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ambassador of Australia to the Russian Federation Peter Tesch. Tatiana Moskalkova told about the institute of the Russian ombudsperson and its main activities. According to Peter Tesch, the State human rights institute in Russia has achieved significant results since the establishment.…
10 October 2018
High Commissioner representative participated in International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions in Morocco

High Commissioner representative participated in International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions in Morocco

10 October 2018
On October 10, the representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation participated in the 13th International Conference of National Human Rights Institutions "Expanding the civic space and promoting and protecting human rights defenders, with a specific focus on women: The role of national human rights institutions". The conference co-hosted by the Global Alliance of National…
06 October 2018
Greeting of High Commissioner to the participants of the 4th World Youth Forum of Russian Compatriots "Russia and the World"

Greeting of High Commissioner to the participants of the 4th World Youth Forum of Russian Compatriots "Russia and the World"

06 October 2018
Greeting address of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova to the participants of the 4th World Youth Forum of Russian Compatriots "Russia and the World": Dear friends and colleagues! I bid welcome you on the occasion of the opening of the 4th World Youth Forum of Russian Compatriots "Russia and the World". The World Youth…
04 October 2018
Coordinating Council of Commissioners for Human Rights of Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts

Coordinating Council of Commissioners for Human Rights of Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts

04 October 2018
On October 4, Tatiana Moskalkova addressed the meeting of the Coordinating Council of the Commissioners for Human Rights of the Southern and North Caucasian Federal Districts devoted to realization of citizens' rights to healthcare and medical assistance. "The right to healthcare and medical assistance stands out above all social rights enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The health…
03 October 2018
High Commissioner commented on decriminalizing Article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation

High Commissioner commented on decriminalizing Article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation

03 October 2018
Today, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has submitted draft legislation to the State Duma of the Russian Federation to decriminalize Article 282 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (hate-mongering and disparagement). According to the amendments proposed by the President, criminal proceedings cannot be initiated against a first-time offender if his act has not pose a serious threat to the…
01 October 2018
High Commissioner met with leadership of law enforcement and judicial authorities of Nenets Autonomous District

High Commissioner met with leadership of law enforcement and judicial authorities of Nenets Autonomous District

01 October 2018
On October 1, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with the leadership of law enforcement and judicial authorities of the Nenets Autonomous District. The event was attended by Chairman of the Court of the Nenets Autonomous District Evgeny Martynov, Prosecutor of the Nenets Autonomous District Nikolai Egorov, Head of the Department of the Ministry…
26 September 2018
Personal reception on issues of assistance to citizens in places of detention

Personal reception on issues of assistance to citizens in places of detention

26 September 2018
On September 26, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a personal reception of citizens. Handling of citizens’ appeals to resolve life situations is one of the most important areas of activity of the federal ombudswoman. During the reception Tatiana Moskalkova was approached by people fighting for the rights of their relatives who are in custody. In particular, the…
25 September 2018
High Commissioner met with Council of Europe representative

High Commissioner met with Council of Europe representative

25 September 2018
On September 25, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Director of the Office of the Directorate General of Programmes of the Council of Europe Verena Taylor. During the meeting, the parties discussed the projects launched in the framework of the High Commissioner’s cooperation with the Council of Europe, summed up the results of joint work on various…
22 September 2018
Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Urgent Statement by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

22 September 2018
Good news from overseas: Maria Butina was transferred to a general regime of detention. Now she is allowed to walk in the open air, use the gym, and, most importantly, communicate with others, because before this decision, Maria spent 35 days in solitary confinement. I think that this is the end of the first stage of the struggle for total liberation…
21 September 2018
High Commissioner held speech at Second Eurasian Women’s Forum

High Commissioner held speech at Second Eurasian Women’s Forum

21 September 2018
"The High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation held a long applause after her speech at the plenary session of the Second Eurasian Women’s Forum. The Russian Ombudsman managed not only to find problem issues that affects women in many countries of the world, but also to show them how to heal them", — a number of foreign media outlets…