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On 13 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova and representatives of the regional Civic Chamber inspected waste storages. Earlier, ten citizens petitioned the Commissioner about violation of their right to healthy environment.
With assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov the right of visually impaired persons to free social rehabilitation has been reinstated.
On 9 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova held a lecture for the first year students of the South Ural State University’s Judicial Department.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Trans-Baikal Territory Nikolay Kargin a conflict between a resident of the region and a credit organisation has been settled.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Yaroslavl Region Sergey Baburkin social and housing rights of a mother of many children have been restored.
The Tomsk State University launched the new master programme "Migration Studies" which has no analogues in Russia, TASS reported on 6 February.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Veleriy Rozov a violation of housing legislation had been eliminated, the official site of the regional ombudsman reported on 6 February.
On 1 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chechen Republic Nurdi Nuhazhiev met with Chairman of the regional Council of Elders Said Abdullah Ahmadov.
On 31 January, a meeting of Expert Council of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan was held in Kazan. The meeting was chaired by regional Commissioner Saria Saburskaia.
Final meeting of interdepartmental working group elaborating draft law on release of gravely ill prisoners
On 30 January, a final meeting of the interdepartmental working group elaborating a draft law on release of gravely ill prisoners was held at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.