25 November 2016
Protection of rights of elderly and disabled people

Protection of rights of elderly and disabled people

25 November 2016

On 24 November, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). Commissioner for Human Rights in Kirov Region Alexander Panov spoke on the rights of elderly people, including those residing in social care facilities.

24 November 2016

Resident of Yakutia managed to prove in court that he had been illegally placed in psychiatric hospital

24 November 2016

The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) helped a citizen to prove his case. The court found that the complainant had been illegally placed and held in a psychiatric hospital.

23 November 2016
Right of Novosibirsk resident to medical assistance reinstated

Right of Novosibirsk resident to medical assistance reinstated

23 November 2016

After the interference of Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva the right of a citizen to medical assistance has been restored. The revealed violations will be eliminated in the near future.

22 November 2016

Resident of Kaluga Region received Russian citizenship with assistance of regional Commissioner

22 November 2016

Complainant Y. managed to obtain citizenship of the Russian Federation only after the Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region had petitioned the regional Department of the MIA of Russia.

21 November 2016
Rights of residents of apartment building restored in Altai Territory

Rights of residents of apartment building restored in Altai Territory

21 November 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin rights of residents of an apartment building have been restored. A utility company violating the rules of calculating payments for heating has been obliged to recalculate the payments in accordance with the current legislation.

18 November 2016
Observance of citizens’ rights in system of social protection of population

Observance of citizens’ rights in system of social protection of population

18 November 2016

On 17 November, human rights commissioners from three Russian regions participated in a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). The release was dedicated to the issues of development of the public social services system in Tyumen Region. The commissioners spoke on the involvement of non-governmental sector in the social services sphere.

17 November 2016

Commissioner in Saint Petersburg launched hotline devoted to salary payments delays

17 November 2016

On 17 November, a hotline on issues of salary payments delays, late and incomplete salary payments was launched on the website of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg.

16 November 2016
Novosibirsk Commissioner addressed students of military institute

Novosibirsk Commissioner addressed students of military institute

16 November 2016

On 16 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva addressed students of the Novosibirsk Military Institute of Internal Forces named after General of the Army I. K. Yakovlev of the MIA of Russia.

14 November 2016

Long-delayed construction project threatening life and health of people terminated in Cheboksary City

14 November 2016

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic Yuriy Kruchinin a long-delayed construction project was terminated in the centre of Cheboksary City. The construction company director was held accountable by the court decision, and the company was obliged to return the land plot to the city. For many years, the construction had been threatening lives and health of people.

11 November 2016
Protection of rights of persons with mental disorder

Protection of rights of persons with mental disorder

11 November 2016

On 10 November, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova and her counterpart from Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin discussed the problems of protection of rights of persons with mental disorder.