Russian Federation

Report on mission to Kyiv, Moscow and Crimea

In Crimea serious human rights violations and attacks on minorities and journalists require urgent action

27/102014 Strasbourg
Report “All cases of serious human rights violations that have occurred in Crimea[1] since February 2014, including the recent cases of abductions, must be effectively investigated and those...
Mission to Kyiv, Moscow and Simferopol

Human rights abuses in Crimea need to be addressed

12/09/2014 Strasbourg
“Cases of serious human rights violations, including killings, enforced disappearances, severe physical ill-treatment and arbitrary detention in Crimea[1] since March 2014 have to be addressed"...
Report on visit to the Russian Federation (2013)

Russia must strengthen the independence and the impartiality of the judiciary

12/11/2013 Strasbourg
"Substantial reforms should continue in order to remedy the systemic deficiencies in the administration of justice and strengthen the independence and impartiality of the judiciary in the Russian...
Opinion on the legislation of the Russian Federation

Russia: legislation and practice on NGOs should be revised

15/07/2013 Strasbourg
"The legislation regulating NGOs activities in Russia is complex and the excessive discretion in applying it may impede the legitimate exercise of two fundamental human rights, such as freedom of...

Russia: reforms should strengthen human rights in the justice system

[11/04/ 2013 12:00] "The Russian authorities have started to address several structural shortcomings in the justice system identified by the European Court of Human Rights. However, much remains to...

Letter to the Russian authorities

09/09/2011 - Letter from the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to the Russian authorities

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

06/09/2011 - Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to the Russian Federation (12-21 May 2011) - Issues reviewed: Human rights...

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

24/11/2009 - Report by Thomas Hammarberg, Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, following his visit to the Russian Federation (Chechen Republic and the Republic of Ingushetia)

Visit to the Russian Federation

06/03/2007 - Initial conclusions of the visit of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation (27 Februay-1 March 2007)

Visit to the Chechen Republic

15/03/2006 - Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation (25-26 February 2006)

Visit to the Russian Federation

20/04/2005 - Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner For Human Rights, on his visits to the Russian Federation, 15-30 July 2004 and 19-29 September 2004

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

04/03/2003 - Report by the Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, on his visit to the Russian Federation (Chechnya and Ingushetia), 10-16 February 2003

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

14/03/2001 - Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Chechnya (25 February-4 March 2001)

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

01/03/2000 - Report by Mr Alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to the Russian Federation, (in particular Ingoushetia and Chechnya-Grozny), 24-29 February 2000

Report on visit to the Russian Federation

10/12/1999 - Report by Mr alvaro Gil-Robles, Commissioner for Human Rights, on his visit to the Russian Federation, (in particular Chechnya, Daghestan and Ingoushetia), 7-10 December 1999