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As a result of a prosecutor’s inspection initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Udmurt Republic Veniamin Solomennikov labour rights of construction workers were restored.
After interference of Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva the administrative case against a petitioner was dismissed.
On 2 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint-Petersburg Alexander Shishlov held a round table titled ‘The use of the preventive measure in the form of custody: respect for human rights and freedoms.’
On 1 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva met with the Second Secretary of the political department of the Embassy of Sweden in Russia Elina Jonsson.
On 1 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in the seminar devoted to consolidation of educational and public organizations's efforts to adapt children of migrants into Russian social and cultural space. The event took place at school No.149 in Yekaterinburg, where children of immigrants and migrant workers from CIS countries represent the majority of pupils.
The criminal case was sent for trial after the prosecutor’s investigation conducted by the request of Commissioner for Human Rights in Magadan Region Alexander Surovtsev. Before the intervention of the Commissioner the defendant, who is sight-impaired person, had spent seven months in pretrial detention center.
On 28 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva held open office hours in the Novosibirsk Library for the blind people.
With assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory petitioner B., who moved from Ukraine to Russia, managed to receive a Russian passport.
From 21 October to 1 November, the Decade of Legal Assistance to Convicts organized by regional Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Krutilina and the Ulyanovsk Region Department of the FPS of Russia is being held in Ulyanovsk Region.
With assistance of young teacher S. and the Commissioner for Human Rights in Volgograd Region four children of a dysfunctional family will be brought up in a new family. Guardianship of the elder girl with visual impairment has already been established, and the procedure for establishing guardianship of her three brothers has been launched.