07 July 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in online plenary session of the Council of judges

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in online plenary session of the Council of judges

07 July 2020
On June 7, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the plenary session of the Council of judges of the Russian Federation in a videoconferencing mode. During the event, Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Lebedev summed up the work of the Department in the conditions of restrictions related to the spread of the coronavirus, and…
03 July 2020
Thanks to High Commissioner the prisoner released from custody

Thanks to High Commissioner the prisoner released from custody

03 July 2020
On July 3, as a result of assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russian Federation, lawyer Vladimir Zubkov was released from custody. As a result of media monitoring, the federal ombudswoman became aware about the violation prisoner’s rights. On July 2, the newspaper «Kommersant» published an article named «Cancellation of Sentence is Not a Reason for Release», which reported about failures by the…
01 July 2020
The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

The results of work of the hotline for the protection of citizens’ rights during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote

01 July 2020
On June 8, a hotline was set up by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. It was working during the preparation and conducting of the nationwide vote on the issue of approval of amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. During the 24-hour hotline work 663 calls were received. Subjects of requests: at the initial stage there…
29 June 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the nationwide vote

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the nationwide vote

29 June 2020
On June 29, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in the nationwide vote on the issue of approving amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. The federal ombudswoman voted at a polling station on the territory of the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. "From my point of view, today the amendments to the Constitution are raising issues of social…
23 June 2020
High Commissioner appealed to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in defense of Alexander Vinnik

High Commissioner appealed to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights in defense of Alexander Vinnik

23 June 2020
On June 23, during the videoconference meeting, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova appealed to Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic in defense of Alexander Vinnik’s rights, the Russian citizen being held in a French prison. "I’m still greatly concerned with the fate of Vinnik, transferred to France. His mother was at the personal reception,…
High Commissioner and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights discussed protection of journalists' rights and picketing during pandemic

High Commissioner and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights discussed protection of journalists' rights and picketing during pandemic

23 June 2020
On June 23, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović discussed protection of journalists' rights at the videoconference meeting. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova and Dunja Mijatović raised the issue of the detention of journalist Ilya Azar. According to the Russian Commissioner, a single-person demonstration…
Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

23 June 2020
On June 23, in a videoconference mode, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova told Dunja Mijatović about the activities of the High Commissioner during the pandemic. She told about the work of the hotline, as well as about…
22 June 2020

Appeal of the High Commissioner on the occasion of the 79th anniversary of the start of the Great Patriotic War

22 June 2020
«June 22 is the Day of Remembrance and Sorrow which marks the 79th anniversary of the start of the Great Patriotic War. On this day, in the summer of 1941 the most bloody and terrible war in the history of our country began, it claimed the lives of millions innocent people. The memory of the horrors of the war is the main guarantee that…
Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Meeting with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

22 June 2020
On June 23, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova will meet with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatović via videoconference. During the meeting, the Russian Commissioner will speak about her activity during the pandemic, subject of appeals received by the Office of the federal ombudswoman, as well as legal support…
19 June 2020
Tatiana Moskalkova participated in Public Chamber plenary session

Tatiana Moskalkova participated in Public Chamber plenary session

19 June 2020
On June 19, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in the first plenary meeting of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation of a new (seventh) composition, which will work from 2020 to 2023. During the meeting, issues of organizing the activities of the Public Chamber were considered and priorities for its work…