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22 June. Day of Memory and Grief. We commemorate all those who fell killed in battles, who were tortured to death in the fascist captivity, died from hunger and hardships at the home front. We grieve over all those who paid their lives to discharge the sacred duty protecting our Homeland. The ferrous rain of the war touched almost each our family. 27 million deaths. We remember.
On 21 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska in Minsk.
Meeting of Human Rights Commissioners Coordination Council devoted to interaction between authorities and public institutions
On 17 June, a meeting of the Coordination Council of Russian Commissioners for Human Rights chaired by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took place at the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
On 16 June, the first meeting of the Council of Russian Human Rights Commissioners chaired by High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova took place in Moscow.
On 17 June 2016, a meeting of the Coordination Council of Human Rights Commissioners in the Russian Federation will take place in the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation in Moscow on 17 June 2016. It will be chaired by High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova. The subject of the meeting is "Interaction between human rights commissioners and authorities and specialised institutions of state human rights protection".
On 12 June, our country celebrates the holiday of our statehood – the Day of Russia. This day is one of the “youngest” holidays of the country. On 12 June 1990, the first Congress of People's Deputies of the Russian SFSR adopted the Declaration on State Sovereignty of Russia declaring the supremacy of the Russian Constitution and laws.
On 9 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova took part in a regular meeting of the Open Forum on the subject of the civil society of modern Russia, which took place in the State Duma.
On 6 June, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a working meeting with representatives of human rights organizations. Human rights activists shared with the High Commissioner their views on the current human rights situation in Russia: every participant in the discussion told about problems they have to face in their activities, proposed solutions to some of these problems and requested for the High Commissioner's assistance.
High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatiana Moskalkova attended Order of Parental Glory award ceremony
On 1 June, President of the Russian Federation awarded the Order of Parental Glory to parents of large families. Tatiana Moskalkova attended the award ceremony at the Kremlin.