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On May 23, there was a meeting of the Expert Council under Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver Region Nadezhda Egorova on the topic "Monitoring of legislation in the field of free legal aid. Problems and their solution".
Thanks to the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova, the right of a disabled person to medical care was restored.
On 17–19 May, there was a training workshop for the Commissioner’s public assistants in municipal districts of the Vologda Region.
On May 22, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area Anatoliy Sak and Head of the region Dmitry Kobylkin discussed the level of public involvement in resolving welfare issues.
On May 20, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Stavropol Territory Alexey Selyukov participated as speaker in the All-Russian Legal Dictation project.
On May 18, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Kursk Region Vladimir Firsov inspected Penal Colony No. 3 of the Kursk Region Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.
On May 17, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak paid a follow-up visit to a regional center for interim detention of foreign citizens.
On 15–16 May, an interregional scientific and practical conference of Commissioners for Human Rights in the subjects of the Russian Federation took place in Yaroslavl and was devoted to topical issues of citizens’ complaints handling. The conference was organized by the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Yaroslavl Region Sergey Baburkin.
On May 15, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Komi Republic Nadezhda Bykovskaya took part in the presentation of the document "Social support for families with children in the Komi Republic" which comprises the information about support measures prescribed for families with children by federal and local legislation.
On May 15, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Nenets Autonomous District Larisa Sviridova and President of the Red Cross regional office Svetlana Khatanzeyskaya signed an agreement on cooperation and collaboration. The event was confined to the 150th anniversary of the humanitarian organization.