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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.
On 7 April, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel. It was devoted to children’s sports problems and the topic was covered by Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov launched a hot line concerning realisation of the rights of conscripts. During the spring and summer recruiting campaign (until 15 July), the conscripts and their representatives can receive a consultation.
On 6 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva met with Secretary of the Election Commission of Novosibirsk Region Sergey Lebedev and an expert of the Association of Non-profit Organisations for the Protection of Electoral Rights ‘Civil Control’, Oleg Ivannikov.
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova housing rights of sisters left without parents were restored. A gift deed granting a share in the sisters’ apartment to a stranger was declared void by a court decision.
Samara Commissioner appealed on behalf of citizen waiting for resettling from dangerous building for 13 years
Commissioner for Human Rights in Samara Region Olga Galtsova appealed to the Head of Samara city and the Prosecutor’s Office of Samara Region on behalf of citizen T., who has been waiting for resettling from a dangerous building for more than 13 years.
The right of fallen serviceman’s relatives to a trial within reasonable time was restored following the request of Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova to the Military Prosecutor’s Office.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Trans-Baikal Territory Nikolay Kargin checked Secure Hospital No. 4 and Hospital No. 1 in Penal Colony No. 5. The main aim of the visit was to inspect the medical centres for convicted persons.
As a result of the actions of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova, violations in the Babushkinsky Psychiatric Treatment Home have been remedied. It is reported in the official reply of the Republic of Buryatia Ministry of Social Protection of the Population.
The Annual Report of Commissioner for Human Rights in Sakhalin Region Sergei Sedov was considered at a meeting of the Regional Duma Committee on Nation-Building , Regulation and Local Self-Government . The deputies gave their positive assessment of the Commissioner`s recommendations and will continue their work with this document at the next meeting of the local Parliament.