08 December 2015

Former citizen of Kazakhstan to obtain legitimate grounds for residence in Russia

08 December 2015

Last autumn, after multiple requests of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation to competent authorities, the Federal Migration Service of Russia (FMS of Russia) adopted a decision to assist Mr M., a former citizen of Kazakhstan, in obtaining legitimate grounds for his residence in Russia.

04 December 2015

Daughter received pension savings of late mother

04 December 2015

On 13 October, with assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Ms P., being the legal successor of her deceased mother, received pension savings of the latter.

Access to justice protected in Republic of Sakha

04 December 2015

On 20 October 2015, following appeals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities of the Republic of Sakha, the Yakutsk City Court convicted Mr M., whose actions caused child’s death.

03 December 2015
Right of residents of ‘New Moscow’ area to take part in housing programmes of Moscow protected by Supreme Court’s landmark decision

Right of residents of ‘New Moscow’ area to take part in housing programmes of Moscow protected by Supreme Court’s landmark decision

03 December 2015

On 25 November, having agreed with the arguments of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the Supreme Court reinstated the right of Ms P., residing in the ‘New Moscow’ area, to participate in housing programmes of the capital city. The landmark decision is intended to eliminate discrimination of all residents of ‘New Moscow’. According to the official data, the population of the area has reached 300,000.

26 November 2015

Case on disobedience to police officer closed

26 November 2015

On 8 October, following an appeal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, a case on administrative offence committed by citizen S. was closed. Previous decisions of the Tuapsinksiy District Court of Krasnodar Territory and the Krasnodar Territory Court were revoked.

24 November 2015

Student's right to social benefits protected

24 November 2015

The right of Ms Sh. to receive survivor’s pension until she graduates from the educational institution has been protected following multiple appeals sent by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities. 

Almost punished twice for one crime

24 November 2015

Following an appeal of High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova to Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Lebedev, the sentence receivd by convict P. was annulled on 10 September 2015. The criminal prosecution was ceased and the applicant was clarified on his right to rehabilitation.

13 November 2015

Russian anthem broadcast to be resumed in Astrakhan

13 November 2015

The official reply of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of Russia to the letter of appeal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia says that the  All-Russia  State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company has been assigned to take all necessary measures to ensure the national anthem of the Russian Federation be broadcast daily on the territory of Astrakhan Region. The decision is based on Article 4 of the Law On the National Anthem of the Russian Federation.

06 October 2015

Rights of participant in military operations restored in Primorye Territory

06 October 2015

As a result of repeated appeals made by the representatives of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to the competent authorities, the rights of a participant in military operations in the Chechen Republic were restored. The complainant was provided with certificate of military operations’ veteran that gives him right to a monthly allowance.

30 September 2015

Family head to be employed and receive benefits for his children

30 September 2015

A resident of Dagestan has been offered  on-the-job  training, suggested to apply for a military service contract, and provided with an allowance, the official reply from the Government of the Republic of Dagestan to the request by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia says.