03 October 2016

Rights of former serviceman restored with assistance of Chelyabinsk Commissioner

03 October 2016

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova a former serviceman’s pension amount has been reassessed. As a result, the amount of pension payments has increased by three times.

22 September 2016

Commissioner in Penza Region held open office hours for public and visited social and medical facilities of Lopatinskiy District

22 September 2016

On 21 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region visited the Lopatinskiy District, where she held open office hours for public and inspected social and medical facilities.

21 September 2016
Legal education programme for students launched by Office of High Commissioner

Legal education programme for students launched by Office of High Commissioner

21 September 2016

In the new academic year, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia launched a legal education programme for students of the International Protection of Human Rights Master's Programme.

20 September 2016
Commissioners’ aim is to increase confidence in elections

Commissioners’ aim is to increase confidence in elections

20 September 2016

On 19 September, a special release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme dedicated to the preliminary results of the Single Election Day was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR).

19 September 2016

Novosibirsk Commissioner inspected electoral law compliance on Single Election Day

19 September 2016

On 18 September, on the Single Election Day, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva inspected the electoral law compliance at 16 polling stations.

16 September 2016

Representative of Commissioner in Sverdlovsk Region inspected readiness of regional penitentiary facilities to conduct elections on 18 September

16 September 2016

On 15 September, a representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region inspected readiness of Pretrial Detention Centre No. 1 and Correctional Facility No. 2 to conduct the elections on 18 elections.

15 September 2016
Typhoon Lionrock victims in Primorye to get free legal assistance

Typhoon Lionrock victims in Primorye to get free legal assistance

15 September 2016

The Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory, local representatives of the Commissioner, and Primorye lawyers will provide victims of Typhoon Lionrock with free legal assistance. On 15 September, the above issues were discussed by Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov and Vice President of the Primorye Territory Chamber of Lawyers Vladimir Melnikov.

12 September 2016

Rights of residents of Zemetchino settlement, Penza Region, to healthy environment restored

12 September 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova the rights of residents of Zemetchino settlement to healthy environment have been restored. The guilty persons have been held liable. The plant polluting the air has begun works to organise the waste storage outside the settlement.

09 September 2016

Bryansk Commissioner inspected penal colony in Klintsy

09 September 2016

On 7 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk Region Vyacheslav Tulupov and officials of the Bryansk Region Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia visited Penal Colony No. 6 in Klintsy.

About equality of all participants in elections

About equality of all participants in elections

09 September 2016

On 8 September, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). It was devoted to protection of voting rights. Regional human rights commissioners Tatiana Margolina (Perm Territory) and Tatiana Potyaeva (Moscow) were guests of the programme.