On September 11, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova together with the regional Commissioner Yury Zelnikov held a personal reception of citizens in Kaluga.
During the first half of 2018, the Office of the High Commissioner received 132 applications from residents of the Kaluga Region, which is 2.04 percent of the total number of applications received from citizens residing in the Central Federal District (6497) during this period.
The largest number of complaints from citizens of the Kaluga region in 2018 year concerned issues of criminal procedural (48) and penal enforcement legislation (12). The applicants complained of refusals to initiate criminal proceedings; asked questions about inquiry and preliminary investigation; requested assistance in the review of sentences.
On the second place there were problems of the housing sector, which worried residents not only of the Kaluga Region (they received 18 appeals on this subject), but also other regions of the country. The greatest number of appeals in this area comes to the questions of the procedure for providing living quarters, resettlement from dilapidated and emergency housing. The problem of housing certain categories of citizens is pressing.
During the personal reception in Kaluga, the High Commissioner also received several appeals on housing issues. Thus, one of the complaints related to the provision of housing under the federal target program "Housing" for 2015–2020 years. There was also an appeal related to the provision of housing to citizens discharged from military service into the reserve (resignation).