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Representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) suggested that the regular summer school on human rights in 2016 be held in Voronezh, reported Commissioner for Human Rights in Voronezh Region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya to Governor Alexey Gordeev.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Bashkortostan Rim Kayumov visited the Maximum Security Correctional Facility No. 3 in Ufa to check detention conditions.
On 20 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva held open office hours for public in Berdsk.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region Yuriy Zelnikov prepared a special report on violations of consumer rights in loan granting in the region.
On 19 August, within the framework of an action called The Social Train, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova jointly with officials of the region’s ministers and government held open office hours for residents of Zemetchino and Krasnaya Dubrava settlements in Zemetchinsky District.
On 17 August, it was reported that with mediation of Smolensk Region Commissioner for Human Rights Alexander Kapustin and active assistance of Ombudsman of Tajikistan Zarif Alizoda, applicant R. was provided with a certificate confirming his labour experience in harmful working conditions in Tajikistan.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Jewish Autonomous Region Alexander Zolotukhin held a working meeting with Acting Governor Alexander Levintal. During the meeting the Commissioner gave an overview of the human rights situation in the region.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited the Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 ( SIZO-1 ) of the Novosibirsk Region General Directorate of the FPS of Russia to investigate the appeals submitted by its detainees.