27 June 2019
Altai Commissioner visited temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District

Altai Commissioner visited temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District

27 June 2019
On June 27, as part of public monitoring of ensuring human rights in places of detention Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Altai Semyon Shefer paid a working visit to the temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District of the Altai Republic. He inspected sanitary and living conditions, nutrition…
26 June 2019
Ivanovo Commissioner inspected places of detention in Kineshma District

Ivanovo Commissioner inspected places of detention in Kineshma District

26 June 2019
On June 24, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Ivanovo Region Svetlana Shmeleva visited places of detention in the Kineshma District. The Commissioner inspected the detention conditions of persons in Pretrial Detention Center No.2 (SIZO-2), where she familiarized herself with the work of the kitchen unit, the educational work room for minors, and the SIZO cells. Svetlana…
25 June 2019
Novosibirsk Commissioner inspected conscription service terms and provisions

Novosibirsk Commissioner inspected conscription service terms and provisions

25 June 2019
On June 25, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva familiarized herself with the conscription service terms and provisions, the history of the battalion formation, the prevailing military traditions. Separately, the Commissioner spoke with citizens belonging to the category of persons from among orphans and children left without parental care. Also, during…
24 June 2019
Labor rights protection discussed in Ivanovo Region

Labor rights protection discussed in Ivanovo Region

24 June 2019
On June 19, a newly composed Expert Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Ivanovo Region gathered for the first time. Participants of the Expert Council discussed the protection of citizens’ labor rights. In particular, issues of non-payment of wages, unlawful dismissal, violation of employees’ rights during a special assessment of working conditions were considered. In addition, the meeting participants…
21 June 2019
Lipetsk Commissioner inspected detention conditions in female colony

Lipetsk Commissioner inspected detention conditions in female colony

21 June 2019
On June 19, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Lipetsk Region Iraida Tikhonova visited female penal colony No. 7 (IK-7) in Usman. At the time of the visit, there were 231 detainees in the correctional facility. The colony capacity limit was not exceeded. During the visit, the Lipetsk Commissioner inspected the meeting rooms, the wards, the…
17 June 2019
Primorye Commissioner facilitated civil passport issuing

Primorye Commissioner facilitated civil passport issuing

17 June 2019
A resident of Vladivostok approached Commissioner for Human Rights in the Primorye Territory Yuri Melnikov on the matter of passport obtaining by his son who had reached the age of 14. The terms established by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation as of July 8, 1987, No. 828 «On approval of the Regulations on the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, sample form…
13 June 2019

Irkutsk Commissioner defended soldier’s right to education

13 June 2019
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko received a complaint from K. regarding the exercise of his right to non-competitive admission to the university on the recommendation of the commander of the military unit. Analysis of the document submitted by the claimant allowed establishing that the recommendation was issued under the invalid order, and the provisions regarding…
11 June 2019

Viktor Ignatenko visited Penal Colony No. 2 in Angarsk

11 June 2019
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko visited Penal Colony No. 2 in Angarsk. This is a high-security institution for those convicted of serious offences for the first time. The ombudsman made a round of the cells in the solitary confinement and ward-type rooms, where he talked to 40 citizens serving a sentence in the colony, and also examined…
06 June 2019
Nizhny Novgorod Commissioner’s initiative supported by regional Legislative Assembly

Nizhny Novgorod Commissioner’s initiative supported by regional Legislative Assembly

06 June 2019
Having considered the collective complaint from residents of the city of Sarov about alcohol trade near an art school and a Center for extracurricular activities, the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Nizhny Novgorod Region initiated amendments to federal legislation. The relevant committee of the Legislative Assembly of the Nizhny Novgorod Region decided on the need to develop a legislative initiative…
26 February 2019
Yakut ombudswoman discussed topical human rights issues with head of the region

Yakut ombudswoman discussed topical human rights issues with head of the region

26 February 2019
On February 19, topical issues of observance of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens in the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) were discussed during the meeting of head of the republic Aisen Nikolayev with regional Commissioner for Human Rights Sardana Guryeva. The ombudswoman informed the head of the republic about the state of affairs and voiced the provisions of the…