08 May 2015

Upwards of 2,200 prisoners set free under Victory Day amnesty

08 May 2015

More than 2,200 inmates have been released as part of an amnesty proclaimed in the honor of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, acting deputy head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Valery Maksimenko told during press conference.

28 April 2015
Commissioner in Voronezh supported Media Rights Centre

Commissioner in Voronezh supported Media Rights Centre

28 April 2015

On 24 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Voronezh Region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya issued a letter of opinion against unfounded inclusion of the regional Media Rights Centre into the registry of foreign agents. The document was sent to Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova.

23 April 2015
Alexander Panin was appointed Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region

Alexander Panin was appointed Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region

23 April 2015

On 23 April, regional MPs unanimously approved appointment of former Director of the Regional Department for Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection Alexander Panin to the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region.

21 April 2015

Care Knowledge Institute social project to launch in Buryatia

21 April 2015

On 22 April, a social project The Care Knowledge Institute is to be launched on the initiative of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova. The project is to be held in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Security Social Support Centre, Sberbank of Russia, and the Law Institute at East Siberia State University of Technology and Management.

17 April 2015
A Look from Heaven – People’s Memory

A Look from Heaven – People’s Memory

17 April 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova has supported a public project ‘A Look from Heaven — People’s Memory’.

14 April 2015
Facing a danger

Facing a danger

14 April 2015

On 9 April, on initiative of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory a special committee inspected the current state of a dangerous apartment building in Kropotkin town.

10 April 2015

Vulnerable groups’ bankruptcy procedure must be flexible and individual

10 April 2015

On 8 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Alexey Sevastyanov announced the above at the discussion platform ‘Corporate Disputes. Bankruptcy according to the New Rules’ within the framework of the 8th Annual South Ural Legal Forum ‘New Legal System of Russia: Reload of Lawyers 2015’.

First Report of Human Rights Commissioner in Vladimir Region

First Report of Human Rights Commissioner in Vladimir Region

10 April 2015

On 2 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Vladimir Region Lyudmila Romanova presented her first report on human rights to the Governor.

05 April 2015
Lyudmila Lubina: Talks about Russia infringing someones’ rights in Crimea are complete nonsense

Lyudmila Lubina: Talks about Russia infringing someones’ rights in Crimea are complete nonsense

05 April 2015

A year after reunion of Crimea with Russia, the human rights situation in the region is still worse than as compared to that one in the country in total, but changes for the better are obvious. In an interview for Interfax journalist Dmitry Zhmutsky, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Crimea Lyudmila Lubina told about observation of the rights of the Crimeans who refused from Russian citizenship, the ones who came back from deportation, and those who serve sentence in the republic.

03 April 2015
Professional education of lawyers

Professional education of lawyers

03 April 2015

On 3 April, an annual round table entitled ‘The Problems of Professional Education of Lawyers’ took place at Kutafin Moscow State Law University in the framework of the 9th Legal Career Day Exhibition and Forum.