19 February 2016

Commissioner in Pskov Region revealed infringement in work of temporary holding facility in Velikie Luki

19 February 2016

On 18 February 2016, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov checked a temporary holding facility of the federal police in the town of Velikie Luki.

18 February 2016

Tomsk Commissioner held open office hours for convicts in strict-regime colony

18 February 2016

On 16 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova and the Acting Head of the Tomsk Region Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Vitaly Safronov visited Correctional Facility No. 2 in Asino.

17 February 2016

In 2015 Saratov Commissioner received over one thousand complaints about housing and public utilities

17 February 2016

In 2015, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik received 3,407 complaints. This was reported by Ms Zhurik at the session of the regional Duma.

16 February 2016
Commissioner in Ivanovo Region and Head of Ivanovo Regional Office of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia signed cooperation agreement

Commissioner in Ivanovo Region and Head of Ivanovo Regional Office of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia signed cooperation agreement

16 February 2016

On 15 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva and Head of the Ivanovo Regional Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Andrey Luzin signed the agreement on interaction and cooperation.

15 February 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Omsk Region held open office hours for Tara residents

15 February 2016

On 12 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Omsk Region Viktor Lokhichev held open office hours for the inhabitants of Tara, the most northern city of Omsk Region.

12 February 2016
Regional institution of state protection of rights

Regional institution of state protection of rights

12 February 2016

On 11 February, a regular release of ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region Yuriy Zelnikov was a guest of the studio. The discussion was focused on the activity of human rights commissioners in Russian regions, its main priorities and criteria of efficiency.

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.