05 December 2014

Commissioner helped to bring fishermen back to Russia

05 December 2014

On 28 November 2014, the fishermen came back to their home town Gatchina in Russia. Before they had been accused of illegal border crossing and spent almost two months in custody in Estonia.

27 November 2014

Inaccessible justice

27 November 2014
The Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia defended the right to justice of Mr M. in the Supreme Court.
20 November 2014

Commissioner managed to have fraud case opened on application from senior lady from Volgograd

20 November 2014
Due to the Commissioner’s appeal to the Prosecutor of Volgograd Region, the right of an applicant to judicial protection was restored and a criminal case on fraud was opened 20 November 2014.
07 November 2014

Sentence recalled with Commissioner’s assistance

07 November 2014

The Russian Commissioner for Human Rights and the Prosecutor General’s Office insisted in the Supreme Court that the sentence and correspondent court decisions in relation to a plumber accused of an accident resulting in two deaths be recalled. The case is to be reviewed by a new bench.

24 October 2014

The Supreme Court of Russia established justice for a family

24 October 2014

With the assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia justice has been restored in the case of Mr V.

16 October 2014

Criminal proceedings in soldier’s murder closed. The guilty sentenced

16 October 2014
The three-year criminal proceedings related to a murder of a Russian serviceman closed in September 2014. The true guilty was found and sentenced to seven years in prison.
20 August 2014

Commissioner’s Office confirmed convicted rights’ violations in Kaluga

20 August 2014
In June 2014, on the initiative of the human rights commissioner’s office in Russia, the Penal Colony No. 3 of the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service Directorate in Kaluga Region was restricted from receiving the convicted. In addition, a supplementary inspection of the available data on the habitable space was held to change the penal colony quota.
30 July 2014

Rights of servicemen restored

30 July 2014
With the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia’s assistance, the danger to life and security of three young soldiers was eliminated.
03 June 2014

Students’ rights to adequate rent restored

03 June 2014
In Moscow, the head office of one of the universities had unreasonably increased the rent price for residence halls. After the Commissioner’s Office had stepped in, all due payment agreement procedures were held in accordance with the law and the rent price was reviewed.
26 May 2014

Request of disabled person granted

26 May 2014
Ms P addressed the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with a request to facilitate transfer of her convicted son from one of the correctional facilities of the Federal Penitentiary Service Directorate in Russia in Vladimir Region to serve his sentence closer to her residence in Kostroma region, since she suffered from a number of serious diseases and was a disabled person of the first category.