12 January 2016

Novosibirsk Commissioner took under special control collective complaint of Mayskoye villagers

12 January 2016

On 11 January 2016, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited Cherepanovskiy District after receiving a collective complaint from the Mayskoye villagers. As a result of the visit, the Commissioner took the appeal under special control.

11 January 2016

Commissioner in Republic of Khakassia visited Correctional Facility No. 33

11 January 2016

On 5 January, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Khakassia Alexander Chistotin together with the Abakan Prosecutor supervising observance of laws in correctional facilities, Yevgeny Podkorytov, visited Correctional Facility No. 33 of the Khakassia Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

30 December 2015

Decade of legal assistance to convicts in Ulyanovsk Region

30 December 2015

On 16—25 December, a Decade of legal assistance to people held in detention facilities of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia was organised on the initiative of Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina.

28 December 2015

Expert Council under Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region summed up work in 2015

28 December 2015

On 24 December, the final meeting of the Expert Council on Guarantees of State Protection of Civil and Human Rights and Freedoms under the Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region Lyubov Anisimova was held. The participants in the meeting summed up their work in 2015.

25 December 2015
Open office hours held online for convicts in Tomsk

Open office hours held online for convicts in Tomsk

25 December 2015

On 24 December, within the framework of ‘VzaimoDeistviye’ (InterAction) project, remand detainees and convicts from Pretrial Detention Centre No. 2, correctional facilities No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, as well as Medical and Correctional Facility No. 2 spoke with the Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region using a modern videoconferencing technology.

24 December 2015

Seminar on treatment of persons in detention facilities held in Ulyanovsk Region

24 December 2015

A  two-day  seminar held with participation of law enforcement officers and members of the Public Monitoring Commission of Ulyanovsk Region was devoted to the formation of knowledge and abilities in treatment of people held in detention facilities.

23 December 2015

Sverdlovsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Lesnoy

23 December 2015

Summarising the results of open office hours held for the public in Lesnoy, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova said the infringement of labour rights was a system-related problem. 

22 December 2015
Ella Pamfilova rated second in top efficient politicians list

Ella Pamfilova rated second in top efficient politicians list

22 December 2015

According to the Institute of Socio-Economic and Political Research (ISEPR Foundation), High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova is one of the most efficient public politicians.

17 December 2015
'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

17 December 2015

On 17 December, during a large press conference Russia’s President Vladimir Putin stressed that long-distance truck drivers must not be overcharged with various fees, taxes and exactions. 

Sverdlovsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Yekaterinburg

17 December 2015

On 16 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatyana Merzlyakova held again open office hours for the public in Yekaterinburg. The event was held within the framework of  All-Russian Open Office Hours Day. It coincided with International Human Rights Day and Russia’s Constitution Day.