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On May 18, with assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov the
Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina and the representatives of the Public Monitoring Commission in Ulyanovsk Region visited Correctional Facility No. 3 of the Ulyanovsk Region Department of the FPS of Russia where the fire took place on 16 May.
On 18 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Region Sergey Myshak conducted a lecture about role and importance of the Commissioner institution in the mechanism of human and civil rights protection for students of the North Caucasus Affiliate of the Russian University of Justice.
On 17 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova attended a marriage registration of citizens held in Remand Centre No.1 in Tomsk (
Representatives of High Commissioner’s Office participated in special session of Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights
On 16 May, representatives of the High Commissioner’s for Human Rights Office participated in 48th special session of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights. The session was dedicated to issues if voting rights ensuring and public participation in election process monitoring.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in
Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov examined the readiness of the Election Commission to the election of the Head of the District Administration and conditions of implementation of voting rights of citizens.
Astrakhan human rights and children’s rights commissioners held open office hours for public jointly with Regional Prosecutor
On 11 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Astrakhan Region Andrey Spitsyn held open hours for the public with Commissioner for Children’s Rights Alexandra Kurmaeva and Prosecutor Alexander Lychagin. The event was held under the cooperation agreement.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova and Prosecutor in Chelyabinsk Region Alexander Kondratiev signed a cooperation agreement for protection of regional residents’ human rights and liberties, reported the Press Service of the Chelyabinsk Commissioner on 11 May.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin the right of a disabled person to accessible environment was restored, the citizen was provided with a bank card to receive his disability pension.