11 July 2016
IV Summer School on Human Rights in Voronezh

IV Summer School on Human Rights in Voronezh

11 July 2016

On 4–8 July, IV Summer School on Human Rights dedicated to the cooperation between state and civil society actors in the implementation of human rights international covenants was held in Voronezh. A representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia participated in the work of the School.

Irkutsk Commissioner defends right of elderly to decent life

11 July 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin appealed to the Governor of Irkutsk Region and the Chairman of the Legislative Assembly with a request to set up a working group before submitting the draft law On the Amount of the Subsistence Minimum of a Pensioner in Irkutsk Region in 2017.

Relatives of Chelyabinsk resident who died in army got insurance and benefit payments

11 July 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova secured insurance and benefit payments for relatives of a conscript who had died in army. 5,700,000 roubles have already been entered in accounts of the serviceman’s relatives. The term of investigation into the conscript’s death has been prolonged till 5 September.

06 July 2016
Beach for disabled opened in Anapa

Beach for disabled opened in Anapa

06 July 2016

The first beach in Anapa fully equipped for people with disabilities has been opened under the aegis of the Krystal Rehabilitation Centre. The project has been supported by the city administration and Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak.

05 July 2016
Human Rights Commissioner in Kaluga Region signed cooperation agreement with Regional Election Commission

Human Rights Commissioner in Kaluga Region signed cooperation agreement with Regional Election Commission

05 July 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region Yuri Zelnikov signed a cooperation and interaction agreement with Chairman of the Election Commission of Kaluga Region.

04 July 2016

Work of public assistants of Commissioner in Republic of Tatarstan

04 July 2016

On 1 July, a meeting devoted to the outcomes of the work of the Commissioner for human rights in the Republic of Tatarstan and public assistants of the Commissioner in the first half of 2016 took place. Sariya Saburskaya thanked the public assistants for the efficient work, promt response to citizens' complaints, and participation in the public life of the Republic.

28 June 2016
Commissioner in Mari El and Department of Federal Bailiffs Service renewed cooperation agreement

Commissioner in Mari El and Department of Federal Bailiffs Service renewed cooperation agreement

28 June 2016

On 27 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Mari El Irina Tatarinova and the Department of Federal Bailiffs Service of Russia renewed cooperation agreement and discussed possibilities of joint activities.

Direct line on medical and social expert examination in Ulyanovsk Region

Direct line on medical and social expert examination in Ulyanovsk Region

28 June 2016

On 27 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina held a direct line on pressing issues of medical and social expert examination. A representative of the Medical and Social Expert Examination Bureau participated in the direct line.

27 June 2016

Widow of participant in Great Patriotic War from Petrovsk-Zabaikalsky to get comfortable housing

27 June 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Trans-Baikal Territory Nikolay Kargin secured monetary payment to improve housing for a widow of a veteran of the Great Patriotic War. Now the elderly woman can afford to buy a comfortable accommodation.

Medical unit opened In Starodub Correctional Facility

Medical unit opened In Starodub Correctional Facility

27 June 2016

On 24 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk Region Vyacheslav Tulupov attended an opening of new medical unit in the Starodub maximum security correctional facility (Correctional Facility No. 5 of the Bryansk Region General Department of the FPS of Russia). The ceremony was also attended by representatives of local authorities, the FPS officials, and human rights protection activists.