New Ombudsman of the Russian Federation has appointed major-General of the Ministry of interior Moskalkova

Новым омбудсменом РФ назначили генерал-майора МВД Москалькову

New Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation has appointed the General-the major of Ministry of internal Affairs Tatyana Moskalkova. This is stated on the official website of the Ombudsman of the Russian Federation.

According to the report, the candidacy of Tatiana Moskalkova on this post have made the party “Fair Russia”. In a secret ballot, it was supported by 323 the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, 11 voted against, one abstained.

With Moskalkova, for the post of Ombudsman for human rights, claimed Oleg Smolin (CPRF), Ivan Sukharev, Anton Morozov and member of Council of Federation Sergey Kalashnikov (all three of them nominated by the liberal democratic party). Member of the LDPR faction Margarita Surganova announced his candidacy as an independent candidate.

Speaking during the plenary session, Moskalkova noted that, in her opinion, “the main task of the Commissioner for human rights is to raise to the highest possible level of communication of all parts” of the human rights system.

So, Moskalkova going to pay special attention to the protection of the rights in the sphere of labor relations, medical care, education, housing, migration, criminal-Executive and criminal procedural proceedings.

This Group also emphasized that the plans to expand activities to protect the rights of Russians abroad, as well as to develop new forms of information provision, legal education and international cooperation.

Note Moskalkova has higher juridical education, scientific degrees doctor of juridical science and doctor of philosophy, is a Professor. He worked in the Department for pardons of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR (1974-1984), legal subdivisions of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the USSR, RSFSR, the Russian Federation (1984-2007), has a rank the General-the major of Ministry of internal Affairs.

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In 1999 Moskalkova ran for the state Duma from party “the Apple”. Became the Deputy of the state Duma in 2007 on the list of “Fair Russia”. In 2011, was re-elected Deputy of the state Duma from “Fair Russia”.

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