02 December 2016
Protection of victims’ rights

Protection of victims’ rights

02 December 2016

On 1 December, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ivan Soloviev participated in a regular release of the ‘Hunam Rights’ programme on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). Protection of the victims’ rights was the topic discussed.

Labour rights of municipal employees restored in Irkutsk Region

02 December 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valery Lukin, labor rights of employees of a municipal company have been reinstated. A part of the accrued payroll was paid out and the head of the company was held liable for an administrative offence.

30 November 2016

Acts of prosecutorial response taken after interference of Novosibirsk Commissioner

30 November 2016

Only after the Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region petitioned the Prosecutor’s Office of Novosibirsk Region on behalf of complainant G., the acts of prosecutorial response were taken. A remedial action order to the Head of the Novosibirsk Department of the federal Bailiffs Service of Russia to eliminate the violations and remedy the rights of the complainant was issued.

29 November 2016
Fifth workshop for students of Master’s Programme held at Office of High Commissioner

Fifth workshop for students of Master’s Programme held at Office of High Commissioner

29 November 2016

On 29 November, the fifth extended workshop for students of the International Protection of Human Rights Master’s Programme of the Consortium of Universities (MGIMO, RSUH, PFUR) was held at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

28 November 2016
Tomsk Commissioner helped to ensure barrier-free environment for residents of apartment building in Seversk

Tomsk Commissioner helped to ensure barrier-free environment for residents of apartment building in Seversk

28 November 2016

On 28 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova received a letter of gratitude for assistance in a ramp installation.

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.