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On June 8, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Lipetsk Region Valeriy Kuzovlev presented a Report on the observance of human rights and freedoms for 2016 to regional deputies and commented on a number of pressing human rights issues.
On June 7, within the framework of the commemorative events of the 10th Anniversary of the regional ombudsman institution establishment, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver Region Nadezhda Egorova held a conference on "Systemic problems in the field of human rights and their solution".
Thanks to the intervention of Commissioner for Human Rights in Sebastopol Pavel Butsay, social rights of an elderly man have been restored.
On June 6, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Perm Territory Tatiana Margolina held a roundtable on rallies.
On June 2, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva took part in a press conference on «Social Rehabilitation and Protection of Prisoners' Rights: Problems and Solutions», which covered the issues of prisoners’ rehabilitation and organization of their work.
Thanks to the intervention of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Trans-Baikal Territory, Nikolay Kargin managed to ensure that the widows of the participants in the Great Patriotic War receive a cash payment for housing.
Implementation of citizens' rights to sanatorium-and-spa treatment discussed in Nenets Autonomous District
On May 26, under the auspices of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Nenets Autonomous District Larisa Sviridova, a working meeting was held in connection with the received appeals on the procedure for exercising the rights of citizens with disabilities to sanatorium treatment for medical reasons.
On May 26, the State Duma of the Russian Federation passed the law in its third and final reading on criminal liability for creation of "groups of death" in social networks, for inducement of children to suicide and for involvement of children in dangerous games.
On May 25, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Voronezh Region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya presented the report 2016 on the observance of human rights and freedoms before the regional deputies.
With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Sevastopol Pavel Butsay, the right of students to specialized secondary education was vindicated.