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Irkutsk Commissioner defended soldier’s right to education

13 June 2019

Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko received a complaint from K. regarding the exercise of his right to non-competitive admission to the university on the recommendation of the commander of the military unit.

Analysis of the document submitted by the claimant allowed establishing that the recommendation was issued under the invalid order, and the provisions regarding «non-competitive admission» were inoperative by that time.

At the request of Viktor Ignatenko to the higher command, measures were taken to exclude such situations in the future.

The applicant was sent a relevant recommendation which provided the rights and benefits he was qualified for in accordance with the Federal Law «On Education in the Russian Federation».

Adapted from the Press Service of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region

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