26 July 2016

Commissioners share experience of interaction with election commissions

26 July 2016

On 25 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov met with his colleague from Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina and the Chairperson of Nizhny Novgorod Region Election Commission. The participants in the meeting discussed the ways of interaction between the state institution of commissioners for human rights and regional election commissions, as well as the issues of ensuring the additional guarantees of citizens’ rights to participate in elections.

Saratov Region Commissioner proposed to create centre for convicts’ social integration

26 July 2016

On 25 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik spoke at the meeting with the social ministries and agencies. In her report, she focused on the social integration of persons released from facilities of the penal system.

25 July 2016
Yaroslavl Region Commissioner concerned about conditions of detention in local pretrial detention centre

Yaroslavl Region Commissioner concerned about conditions of detention in local pretrial detention centre

25 July 2016

Last week, Commissioner for Human Rights in Yaroslavl Region Sergey Baburkin visited Pretrial Detention Centre No. 1 in Yaroslavl Region (hereinafter as SIZO-1) several times. During the last visit on 22 July, Sergey Baburkin made sure that the conditions of detention in SIZO-1 had improved.

22 July 2016

Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare agreed with Irkutsk Region Commissioner: regional psychiatric service needs upgrading

22 July 2016

The Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare sent a letter to the Governor of Irkutsk Region with a proposal to take drastic measures to improve the mental health services in the region. The materials provided by Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin revealed numerous violations of rights of citizens with mental illness.

21 July 2016

Institution of public assistants of Commissioner in Nizhny Novgorod Region

21 July 2016

From 28 June to 18 July, the series of seminar meetings of Commissioner for Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina with her public assistants took place. Interdistrict meetings were held in Nizhny Novgorod, Gorodets, Arzamas, Uren, Sergach, and Arzamassky Municipal District. Tasks and aims of the public assistants, and the methods of cooperation with the human rights protection system of the region were discussed in the meetings.

19 July 2016

Primorye Commissioner helped students of institute deprived of accreditation to graduate

19 July 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Veleriy Rozov helped 219 students of an Ussuriysk institute deprived of accreditation to graduate and receive diplomas.

Land plot returned to resident of Ingushetia

19 July 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Ingushetia Dzhambulat Ozdoev, the property right to a land plot was restored. The prosecutor’s examination initiated by the Commissioner revealed that the plot had been illegally occupied, and the unauthorized construction was demolished.

18 July 2016
Round table with representatives of Saint-Petersburg NGOs

Round table with representatives of Saint-Petersburg NGOs

18 July 2016

On 14 July, a round table of members of working group ‘Civil Society’ and representatives of Saint-Petersburg NGOs took place within the framework of XV Russian and German Forum ‘Petersburg Dialogue’.

15 July 2016

Commissioner in Leningrad Region secured adoption of socially significant law

15 July 2016

On 13 July, the Legislative Assembly of Leningrad Region introduced amendments to the Law On Free Providing Certain Categories of Citizens with Land Lots in Leningrad Region. The draft law aimed at improving the housing conditions of disabled persons and families with a disabled person was elaborated by the Office of Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov. 

Large families in Ulyanovsk to get assistance of regional Commissioner

15 July 2016

On 14 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina met with the initiative group of the large families residing in the Zavolzhsky District of Ulyanovsk City. Social rights protection was the issue discussed.