Tatyana Moskalkova

Tatyana Moskalkova

Chairperson of Eurasian Ombudsman Alliance (EOA), High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation


Ms Moskalkova has higher legal education; academic degrees of Doctor of Law, Doctor of Philosophy, and the title of Professor; she is a retired Police Major General.

She has been given three state awards, a commendation from the President of the Russian Federation; a Certificate of Merit from the Government of the Russian Federation; certificates of merit from the State Duma and the Council of the Federation, more than 30 ministry’s rewards.

Ms Moskalkova took part in the elections as a deputy to the State Duma of the third convocation; she represented the Yabloko party in the Rybinsk single member constituency. She lost the elections, having taken the second place.

Professional experience:

1974–1984 — the Pardon Department of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the RSFSR (a record keeper, senior legal adviser, consultant). Job description: preparing draft decisions on granting pardon to convicted persons (more than 3 thousand drafts were prepared).

1984–2007 — law divisions of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, the RSFSR, the Russian Federation (job titles — from Senior Desk Officer of the Law Unit of the Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR up to First Deputy Director of the Law Department; ranks — from Capitan to Major General). Job description: development of regulatory acts; legal examination of draft orders of the MIA to ensure their compliance with the Constitution of Russia, international agreements and federal laws. Ms Moskalkova participated in preparing of more than 100 legislative and under-legislative acts.

2007–2016 — Deputy of the State Duma of the fifth and sixth convocation, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on the CIS, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots, a member of the Commission Controlling Data on Income, Property and Property Obligations provided by deputies of the State Duma; a member of the Working Group on Implementation of Provisions of Annual Address of the President of the Russian Federation to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation; Chairperson of the Commission on Legislation and Regulations of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Russia and Belarus; a coordinator of Russian and Estonian Interparliamentary Relations. A member of the Presidium of the Central Council of the party A Just Russia.

Since April 2016 - Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation.