28 August 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

28 August 2019
I welcome the decision of the Podolsky court of Kiev, which today has released Kirill Vyshinsky from detention under personal guarantee. I think this decision is fair, devoid of political undertones. This gives hope for a further objective examination of the journalist’s case. I congratulate Kirill, his relatives, friends and all those helping his release!
16 August 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint reception of citizens

Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint reception of citizens

16 August 2019
On August 16, in Moscow, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova and Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan held a joint reception of citizens of the two countries. The applicants addressed the ombudspersons with a wide range of issues related to the criminal procedure, social services, migration and other areas. Tatiana Moskalkova…
Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint human rights consultations

Tatiana Moskalkova and Arman Tatoyan held joint human rights consultations

16 August 2019
On August 16, Tatiana Moskalkova and Human Rights Defender of the Republic of Armenia Arman Tatoyan held joint Russian-Armenian human rights consultations in the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. The event was part of the Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance. Tatiana Moskalkova noted that, creating the Alliance, the participating countries attached great…
25 July 2019
Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

Tatiana Moskalkova discussed with Lyudmila Denisova detention of Russian tanker

25 July 2019
On July 25, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a telephone conversation with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova about information in mass media concerning the detention of a Russian tanker in the port of Izmail. During the conversation, Tatiana Moskalkova asked Lyudmila Denisova to clarify the circumstances of the vessel’s detention, as well…
16 July 2019
Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

Ombudswomen of Russia and Ukraine outlined ways of interaction and assistance to citizens

16 July 2019
On July 16, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova. Tatiana Moskalkova and Lyudmila Denisova established a roadmap for cooperation and expansion of tools for protecting the rights of citizens in the two countries. "Today, together with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human…
15 July 2019
Meeting of Russian and Ukraine Ombudswomen

Meeting of Russian and Ukraine Ombudswomen

15 July 2019
On July 15, in Kiev, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova met with Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Denisova. The participants of the meeting discussed the protection of Russian citizens in Ukraine and Ukrainian citizens in Russia, as well as the development of cooperation between human rights institutions of the two countries in the humanitarian…
High Commissioner’s visit to Kiev

High Commissioner’s visit to Kiev

15 July 2019
On July 15, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova arrived in Kiev to support head of the RIA Novosti — Ukraine news agency Kirill Vyshinsky at the court hearing. Today, the Podolsky district court of Kiev is to consider the case of a Russian journalist accused of treason. More than a year has passed since the day of the illegal arrest…
28 June 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Back home

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Back home

28 June 2019
There are today 18 agreements on cooperation between the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation and human rights institutions of other states. Such treaties enable ombudspersons to efficiently provide assistance to citizens of their countries in a difficult situation abroad. Thus, our joint work with Turkish Ombudsman Seref Malcoc under the Memorandum of Cooperation, signed in March…
27 June 2019
Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation

27 June 2019
On June 26, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution that finally canceled the unfair decision of five years ago to confirm the authority of the Russian delegation to the PACE. I welcome this balanced and consistent decision of the European parliamentarians, which is not only the affirmation of the unity and indivisibility of human rights geography, but also…
26 June 2019
Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

Dialogue with High Commissioner. Protection of Russian citizens abroad

26 June 2019
I received an appeal from Russian citizen Vladimir Lazarev in defense of the rights of his daughter Maria Lazareva, detained by the State of Kuwait authorities on suspicion of complicity to the theft from local government funds in November 2017. In May 2018, the Supreme Court of Kuwait found Maria Lazareva guilty of the crime charged against her and sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment in a local…