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Moskalkova thanked the Commissioner for assistance in the protection of Sputnik Estonia

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova thanked the Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights Dunja Mijatovic for assistance in the protection of the rights of journalists Sputnik Estonia.

In February, the Executive Director of MIA "Russia today" Kirill Vyshinsky and the head of the Estonian branch of Sputnik Elena Cheryshev met with the COE Commissioner for human rights, Dunja Mijatovic, she promised to look into the situation.

Mijatovic said about the attack on the police in the United States on the journalist to RIA Novosti

The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova told the Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights Dunja Mijatovic on the attack of the US police to the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

A RIA Novosti journalist Michael Turgiev covering the protests in Minneapolis, may 31, were attacked by the police - he was sprayed in the face with pepper spray after he produced a press card and identified himself as the employee of the press. Similarly, the police cost with a nearby group of American channel VICE.

COE Commissioner for human rights hopes to visit Russia

The Council of Europe Commissioner for human rights Dunja Mijatovic hopes to soon visit Russia.

During the meeting, via videoconference with the Russian Commissioner for human rights Tatyana Moskalkova she said, "I hope my visit will take place very soon."