18 November 2016
Observance of citizens’ rights in system of social protection of population

Observance of citizens’ rights in system of social protection of population

18 November 2016

On 17 November, human rights commissioners from three Russian regions participated in a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). The release was dedicated to the issues of development of the public social services system in Tyumen Region. The commissioners spoke on the involvement of non-governmental sector in the social services sphere.

17 November 2016

Commissioner in Saint Petersburg launched hotline devoted to salary payments delays

17 November 2016

On 17 November, a hotline on issues of salary payments delays, late and incomplete salary payments was launched on the website of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg.

16 November 2016
Novosibirsk Commissioner addressed students of military institute

Novosibirsk Commissioner addressed students of military institute

16 November 2016

On 16 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva addressed students of the Novosibirsk Military Institute of Internal Forces named after General of the Army I. K. Yakovlev of the MIA of Russia.

14 November 2016

Long-delayed construction project threatening life and health of people terminated in Cheboksary City

14 November 2016

With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic Yuriy Kruchinin a long-delayed construction project was terminated in the centre of Cheboksary City. The construction company director was held accountable by the court decision, and the company was obliged to return the land plot to the city. For many years, the construction had been threatening lives and health of people.

11 November 2016
Protection of rights of persons with mental disorder

Protection of rights of persons with mental disorder

11 November 2016

On 10 November, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova and her counterpart from Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin discussed the problems of protection of rights of persons with mental disorder.

10 November 2016
Construction workers’ labour rights restored in Udmurt Republic

Construction workers’ labour rights restored in Udmurt Republic

10 November 2016

As a result of a prosecutor’s inspection initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Udmurt Republic Veniamin Solomennikov labour rights of construction workers were restored.

07 November 2016

Administrative case against convict’s wife dismissed in Ivanovo Region

07 November 2016

After interference of Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva the administrative case against a petitioner was dismissed.

03 November 2016
Rights of detained were discussed in Saint-Petersburg

Rights of detained were discussed in Saint-Petersburg

03 November 2016

On 2 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint-Petersburg Alexander Shishlov held a round table titled ‘The use of the preventive measure in the form of custody: respect for human rights and freedoms.’

02 November 2016
Visit of Swedish Embassy’s representative to Commissioner in Novosibirsk Region 2 November 2016

Visit of Swedish Embassy’s representative to Commissioner in Novosibirsk Region 2 November 2016

02 November 2016

On 1 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva met with the Second Secretary of the political department of the Embassy of Sweden in Russia Elina Jonsson.

Topical issues of integration of migrant children were discussed in Yekaterinburg

Topical issues of integration of migrant children were discussed in Yekaterinburg

02 November 2016

On 1 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in the seminar devoted to consolidation of educational and public organizations's efforts to adapt children of migrants into Russian social and cultural space. The event took place at school No.149 in Yekaterinburg, where children of immigrants and migrant workers from CIS countries represent the majority of pupils.