On May 17, the High Commissioner published the Annual 2016 Report on the activity of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation addressing main directions in the human rights field, the character and the number of the received appeals to the High Commissioner.
On April 16, federal ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova presented a Report on the Activities of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation 2017 to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and informed the head of state about human rights situation in the country.
The right to housing is enshrined in the Constitution of the Russian Federation, therefore in some cases the state undertakes to provide citizens with an apartment or a house. However, unfortunately, violations of housing rights occur constantly and everywhere.
A lot of letters coming to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation contain requests for assistance in desperate situations, for example, when a single woman is left with an infant and she does not know what to do…