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On 23 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Trans-Baikal Territory Nikolay Kargin in his interview for Zabmedia commented on the situation of delay in payment of social benefits and salary to public-sector employees in the region. The commissioner noted that the interruption in the work of teachers in Trans-Baikal territory due to the delay of such payments was legitimate.
On 5 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Arkhangelsk Region Luybov Anisimova presented a special report on accessible environment formation in the region. The presentation took place at the enlarged session of the Healthcare and Social Policy Committee of the Arkhangelsk Regional Council of Deputies.
Ulyanovsk Commissioner Lyudmila Krutilina: The year passed under ‘For High Quality and Affordable Health Care’ slogan
On 12 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina presented an annual report ‘On the Observance of Civil and Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region and the Activities of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region in 2014’ to Governor of Ulyanovsk Region Sergey Morozov.
Tatarstan’s Human Rights Commissioner and European Human Rights Master’s Program Director to hold summer camp in Kazan
On 16 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Sariya Saburskaya met with European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation E.MA Programme Director Pietro Sullo who visited Kazan for a working visit.
On 3 March 2015, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation held a hearing in regard to the draft federal law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing, which provides new procedures to resettle people living in dilapidated housing.
On 11 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Sariya Saburskaya and Military Commissioner of Tatarstan Sergey Pogodin gave a Conscripts’ Rights lesson for young people and their parents in the framework of the commissioner’s Law Knowledge School.
On 11 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov, speaking at the meeting of the Commission on Election Rights of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights and the Human Rights Council of Saint Petersburg, underscored the current decrease in public confidence in elections.
On 12 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova met with Acting President of Buryat State University Nikolay Moshkin. The parties resolved to cooperate in human rights education and to found a joint human rights department at the university.
Tatyana Margolina: It is necessary to arrange a system of interdepartmental interaction to protect women from domestic violence
From year to year the number of "domestic" crimes in Perm region is growing. Over the past year more than 5,300 women and children suffered from the hands of family brawlers. Why there are so many victims of domestic violence and how to deal with them. Commissioner for Human Rights in Perm Region Tatyana Margolina along with other competent specialists expressed her opinion on the pages of The Arguments and Facts.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov and Head of the regional General Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service Oleg Simchenkov signed a new Agreement on Basic Forms of Interaction and Cooperation for Implementation and Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms in the Penitentiary System.