19 April 2016
Results of annual regional contest among students summarised in Smolensk

Results of annual regional contest among students summarised in Smolensk

19 April 2016

The final of the regional law competition took place in Smolensk. Commissioner for Human Rights in Smolensk Region Alexander Kapustin was one of the organisers of this contest.

18 April 2016
Human Rights Commissioner in Krasnodar and Territorial Election Commission signed cooperation agreement

Human Rights Commissioner in Krasnodar and Territorial Election Commission signed cooperation agreement

18 April 2016

On 14 April, during the round table devoted to the questions of ensuring voting rights of citizens, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak and Chairman of the Election Commission in Krasnodar Territory signed a cooperation agreement.

15 April 2016
Novosibirsk Commissioner helped to equip accessible environment for disabled child

Novosibirsk Commissioner helped to equip accessible environment for disabled child

15 April 2016

With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva a renovation was made in a house in the Moshkovo Working Settlement where a disabled child resides, a ramp was installed and the girl was provided with a new wheelchair.

14 April 2016

About situation of Yuri Soloshenko

14 April 2016

The situation of convicted Ukrainian citizen Yuri Soloshenko who appealed for assistance in his pardon case is followed up by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

Commissioner in Yakutia visited Oleg Sentsov in correctional facility

14 April 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov informed the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia of the inspection of detention conditions and state of health of convicted Oleg Sentsov.

13 April 2016

World Congress of Persons with Disabilities to be held in Yekaterinburg in 2017

13 April 2016

Yekaterinburg will hold the First World Congress of Persons with Disabilities in September 2017. On 11 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in the meeting of the Congress organizing committee.

12 April 2016
Conference on social rights protection with regional commissioners took place in Perm Territory

Conference on social rights protection with regional commissioners took place in Perm Territory

12 April 2016

On 7–8 April, the Conference On Protection of Social Rights in Changing World initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Perm Territory Tatiana Margolina took place in Perm.

11 April 2016

On nationality of Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko

11 April 2016

The High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation had been taking measures to protect rights of convicted Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko. For instance, as a result of the High Commissioner’s actions following their complaints the legal uncertainty related to their nationality was eliminated.

On protection of rights of Ukrainian citizens in Russian Federation

11 April 2016

In 2015, Ella Pamfilova took certain measures to protect and restore the rights of sixty six citizens of Ukraine who had personally applied to the High Commissioner. The rights of refugees and internally displaced persons suffering from life difficulties were also restored.

Veteran’s widow of Great Patriotic War assisted in home renovation

11 April 2016

After petition of Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin to Mayor of Irkutsk City Dmitri Berdnikov a widow of a Great Patriotic War veteran had repair works carried out in her flat.