12 August 2016

Apartment granted to participant in Great Patriotic War residing in Novosibirsk Region

12 August 2016
On 10 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva congratulated a Great Patriotic War (1941–1945) veteran, a disabled person of the 2nd group residing in Toguchin, on receiving a new home. The old lady was given an apartment after the Commissioner had addressed the Prosecutor’s Office of Novosibirsk Region. Earlier, the lady was refused to be included in the list of the…
10 August 2016

Commissioner in Tomsk Region helped pensioner to recover holiday compensation

10 August 2016

Rights of a northern village resident to compensation for expenses incurred while travelling to the place of his holiday have been protected through legal proceedings. The pensioner of the village of Parabel has been reimbursed for travelling costs after interference of Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova.

09 August 2016

Krasnoyarsk Commissioner made utility company paint over Nazi graffiti

09 August 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnoyarsk Region Mark Denisov initiated elimination of abusive symbols on one of the buildings. Following the Prosecutor’s inspection requested by the Commissioner, the director of the local utility company was warned against violation of the anti-extremism  law.

Patients with heart pacemakers to be given opportunity to avoid passing through metal detectors

Patients with heart pacemakers to be given opportunity to avoid passing through metal detectors

09 August 2016

The Sukhanov Federal Center of Cardiovascular Surgery in Perm will buy new heart pacemakers complemented with a universal electronic card. The card containing the patient’s and pacemaker’s data will allow its holder to pass by metal detector frames. The proposal to provide all patients with heart pacemakers with such a card was intitiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Perm Territory Tatiana Margolina.

08 August 2016
Irkutsk Commissioner requested Prosecutor to take measures regarding mass violations of rights of people held in temporary holding facilities

Irkutsk Commissioner requested Prosecutor to take measures regarding mass violations of rights of people held in temporary holding facilities

08 August 2016

On 5 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin visited temporary holding facilities of the  Ekhirit-Bulagatsky  Interdistrict Unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Bayanday Village to inspect conditions of detention of suspects and accused persons. In view of the failures found out during the inspection the Commissioner requested the Prosecutor of Irkutsk Region to take adequate measures.

05 August 2016

About rights of disabled in Ulyanovsk Region

05 August 2016

On 3 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina took part in the First Open Public Prosecution Forum in Ulyanovsk Region. The problems of statutory compliance in the field of social protection of disabled people were considered as part of the forum’s second module.

Citizens’ rights to housing and utility services

Citizens’ rights to housing and utility services

05 August 2016

On 4 July, a live broadcast of the regular programme ‘Human Rights’ took place on the Public Television of Russia. It was devoted to public legal education in the housing and utility services field, which is not quite popular with national broadcasters. The programme’s guest was Commissioner for Human Rights in Tula Region Galina Fomina who believes that nowadays each owner should possess at least some minimum of legal knowledge.

04 August 2016

Joint inspection of local Commissioner and Head of Election Commission to be conducted in Sverdlovsk Region

04 August 2016

On 8 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region and the Head of the local Election Commission will jointly visit the city of Novouralsk to investigate registered election process violations.

Commissioner in Republic of Buryatia stopped closure of fire stations

Commissioner in Republic of Buryatia stopped closure of fire stations

04 August 2016

The government of the Republic of Buryatia has considered the proposal of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova and has taken measures to save the existing grouping of the State Firefighting Service. The reductions of the fire departments planned before are now not going to take place.

03 August 2016

‘Citizen and Police’ project to be implemented in Saint Petersburg

03 August 2016

On 3 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov held a working meeting with representatives of the Russian MIA’s General Department for Staint Petersburg and Leningrad Region and representatives of social organizations. The meeting was devoted to the matters of implementation of ‘The Citizen and Police’ project aimed at social monitoring of the law enforcement agencies’ activity.