US State Department Human Rights Reports: Russia

The US State Department issues annual reports to provide a specific detailed picture of human rights conditions in 194 countries around the world. Some main issues in the Russia reports include:

  • security services and local authorities often conduct searches without warrants\
  • numerous, credible reports that law enforcement personnel engaged in physical abuse of subjects
  • direct and indirect government interference in local and regional elections
  • widespread corruption throughout the executive, legislative and judicial branches at all levels

US State Department – 2009 Human Rights Report: Russia (March 11, 2010)

US State Department – 2010 Human Rights Report: Russia (April 8, 2011)

US State Department – 2011 Human Rights Report: Russia 

US State Department – 2012 Human Rights Report: Russia

US State Department – 2013 Human Rights Report: Russia