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On 21 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region took part in the general meeting of the European Ombudsman Institute (EOI) held in Mainz, Germany.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova, a medical centre was opened in a local settlement of Zheleznodorozhny District.
On 18 September, Сommissioner for Human Rights in Primorski Krai Valery Rozov held open office hours for public in Ussuriisk.
On 17 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva visited regional Correctional Facility No. 14.
Following an inspection initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva, labour legislation infringements were found out and an employee reinstated in his former job.
On 14 September, a regular release of ‘Human Rights’ programme was broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR).
On 11 September, the Office of the Khabarovsk Territory Commissioner for Human Rights hosted a roundtable on re-socialisation of former prisoners, initiated by the Far East Scientific Centre of Local Self-Government . Following the meeting a resolution concerning establishment of a system for former prisoners’ rehabilitation was adopted in Khabarovsk Territory.
On 11 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov visited Correctional Facility No. 1 in Yakutsk.
A traditional social and cultural event called 'Time to Read' was launched in Astrakhan.