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The Office of the High Commissioner receives numerous letters of gratitude to Tatiana Moskalkova in connection with the publication of the Annual 2016 Report on the activity of the High Commissioner in Rossiyskaya Gazeta.
Late in May, head of the department for the protection of the rights of military servicemen and law enforcement officers of the High Commissioner Office Sergey Andrianov visited the military disciplinary unit of the Russian Ministry of Defense in the village of Mulino in the Nizhny Novgorod Region. The main purpose of the visit was to check the legality and conditions under which convicted servicemen serve their sentences.
I congratulate all citizens of Russia as well as all those who love and learn Russian on this wonderful holiday — Russian Language Day!
Sometimes people do not even think about simple little things, without which life can become unbearable. Clean air and water, reserves, our planet and mineral resources need our protection. In the course of evolution, man learned not only to benefit from nature, but unfortunately to cause irreparable harm to it.
On May 31, Tatiana Moskalkova spoke at the plenary session in the Council of the Federation. For the first time, the Annual Report was considered in accordance with the procedure prescribed by provisions introduced by senators to the Regulations of the Council of the Federation.
In an interview with VMESTE-RF channel, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation told about human rights protection in Russia.
I congratulate all mothers, fathers, children, grandmothers and grandfathers on the International Day for Protection of Children!
Declaration of High Commissioner on release of convicts from serving sentence in connection with serious illness
In the conditions of increased attention of public organizations to the state of medical provision in the institutions of the correctional system, nowadays the exemption from punishment in connection with a serious illness is one of the most socially significant issues.
Healing of a person’s psyche is the most delicate and the most complicated sphere of the medicine. Sometimes, the borderland between reality and cloud-world where mentally deranged person stays in is very thin.
On Monday, May 15, the voting of Moscow residents on housing retrofitting started. During a month, dwellers of five-storey apartment blocks must decide on the future of their living houses and to make a decision that can influence significantly the quality and conditions of their living.