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On March 21, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Mikhail Vinogradov participated in the round table discussion in Saint Petersburg devoted to creation of discrimination-free environment in the cities which are to hold the World Cup 2018.
On March 23, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva and Plenipotentiary Representative of the President in the Siberian Federal District Sergey Menyailo visited Women’s Penal Colony No. 9 in the region.
On 22 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin took part in Second Public Forum held by the Altai Territory Prosecutor’s Office called ‘Observance of Legislation in Provision of Housing and Public Utilities as the Basis for Ensuring Citizens' Housing Rights’.
With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov the woman’s right to a fair trial was restored.
On 16 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Samara Region Olga Galtsova asked the regional Ministry of Health to provide a new building to the local psychiatric hospital.
The corresponding order was signed by Head of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova the right of a disabled person to undergo oxygen therapy was restored.
On 22 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valery Rozov presented Human Rights Observance Report 2016 to regional deputies.
On 17 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina met with students within the framework of the Kind Day charity action.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova the right of the region’s residents to healthy environment has been restored.