31 March 2015

Inaccessible railway station

31 March 2015

People with disabilities are to defend their right to unhindered access to a suburban railway station. The application has been supported by Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Alexey Sevastyanov, while the regional transport prosecutor’s office filed a lawsuit against the new station in Chelyabinsk.

 

27 March 2015
Issue of passports to convicts discussed in Krasnodar

Issue of passports to convicts discussed in Krasnodar

27 March 2015

On 25 March, a round table entitled ‘The Issue of Passports to Convicts: Problems and Solutions’ took place in Krasnodar on the initiative of the regional human rights commissioner Sergey Myshak. Representatives of law enforcement agencies, regional authorities, human rights defenders and representatives of  non-commercial  organisations took part in the discussion.

24 March 2015

Combatting extremism discussed in Vladimir city

24 March 2015

On 24 March, Vladimir city hosted an academic and research conference devoted to the combating extremism in Russia. Representatives of different authorities from 20 regions of Russia, including Chechnya, Karelia and Crimea took part in the event.

23 March 2015
Kargin: Trans-Baikal teachers’ refusal to work is entirely within the law

Kargin: Trans-Baikal teachers’ refusal to work is entirely within the law

23 March 2015

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.

19 March 2015
Arkhangelsk Commissioner Lyubov Anisimova: Rights should be backed by opportunities

Arkhangelsk Commissioner Lyubov Anisimova: Rights should be backed by opportunities

19 March 2015

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.

18 March 2015
Ulyanovsk Commissioner Lyudmila Krutilina: The year passed under ‘For High Quality and Affordable Health Care’ slogan

Ulyanovsk Commissioner Lyudmila Krutilina: The year passed under ‘For High Quality and Affordable Health Care’ slogan

18 March 2015

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.

17 March 2015

Tatarstan’s Human Rights Commissioner and European Human Rights Master’s Program Director to hold summer camp in Kazan

17 March 2015

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.

16 March 2015
Work on draft law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing to be continued

Work on draft law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing to be continued

16 March 2015

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.

13 March 2015
Conscripts were told about their rights

Conscripts were told about their rights

13 March 2015

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.

Alexander Shishlov: public confidence in elections decreasing

13 March 2015

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.