11 February 2016
Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region persuaded officials to give consent to excavation of military burial site

Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region persuaded officials to give consent to excavation of military burial site

11 February 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov initiated an excavation of the cemetery of Koltushskoe Village, which during the Great Patriotic War (1941–1945) served as a mass burial site of the Red Army soldiers. The above was reported on 9 February by the administration of the village in reply to the official request of the regional Commissioner.

Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory took part in meeting of Commission on Migration Policy

11 February 2016

On 10 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak took part in a meeting of the Commission on Migration Policy of the Presidential Council for Interethnic Relations.

10 February 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory visited regional office of social insurance department

10 February 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin held a working meeting with Director of the Altai Territory Department of the Social Insurance Fund of the Russian Federation Tatyana Petrova. During the meeting they discussed the issues related to the implementation of the right of citizens to social support.The Commissioner also got acquainted with the work of the customer service and spoke with experts and visitors of the office.

09 February 2016
Commissioner in Sverdlovsk Region presented annual report to Regional Legislative Assembly

Commissioner in Sverdlovsk Region presented annual report to Regional Legislative Assembly

09 February 2016

On 9 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova presented her 2015 Annual Report to the Regional Legislative Assembly.

08 February 2016
Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region visited Correctional Facility No. 9

Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region visited Correctional Facility No. 9

08 February 2016

On 5 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited Correctional Facility No. 9 of the Novosibirsk Region Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

05 February 2016
Rights of migrants, displaced persons and refugees

Rights of migrants, displaced persons and refugees

05 February 2016

Russia ranks second in the world in terms of labour migration after the USА. A feature of our country is not only the increasing legal migration, but also the large scale of illegal labour migration.  All these issues were the focus of attention of participants of ‘Human Rights’ programme aired on 4 February 2016 on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR).

04 February 2016

New official website of Pskov Commissioner launched

04 February 2016

On 3 February, a new official website has been presented by Commissioner for human rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov during his press conference.

03 February 2016

On human rights in Komi Republic

03 February 2016

On 31 January, a regular release of the information programme 'Vesti Komi. Events of the Week' was broadcasted on the TV 'Komi Gor'.

02 February 2016
Novosibirsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Kolyvan' District

Novosibirsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Kolyvan' District

02 February 2016

On 29 January, Commissioner for human rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva held open office hours for the public in Kolyvan' District of the region.

01 February 2016

Educational module on institution of Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg to be launched at Herzen University

01 February 2016

On 1 February, it was reported that the module "Activity of the Institution of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg" has been included in the curriculum of the master degree programme of the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.