08 June 2016

Novosibirsk and Tomsk prepare for elections

08 June 2016

On 7 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva and member of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights Alexander Brod discussed the issues of election campaign monitoring.

Commissioner in Leningrad Region asks Prime Minister to bring back elevators to people

Commissioner in Leningrad Region asks Prime Minister to bring back elevators to people

08 June 2016

On 25 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov petitioned Chairman of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev to remove the gaps in the legislature that stopped elevators in apartment buildings.

07 June 2016
Sverdlovsk Commissioner awarded for contribution to indigenous people’s lifestyle protection

Sverdlovsk Commissioner awarded for contribution to indigenous people’s lifestyle protection

07 June 2016

The Association of Indigenous People of the North, Siberia and Far East of the Russian Federation awarded Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova with the public medal ‘For Fidelity to the North’. It was given for the great contribution to the development of the movement of indigenous people of the North, Siberia and Far East, the protection of their rights, natural habitat, traditional lifestyle and crafts.

Irkutsk Commissioner reports on unlawful arrest of more than hundred people

Irkutsk Commissioner reports on unlawful arrest of more than hundred people

07 June 2016

The Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region reports that an unlawful arrest of more than a hundred people has been revealed in Irkutsk. Valeriy Lukin has already petitioned the Prosecutor’s Office of the region.

06 June 2016

Struggle against utility services organization succeeded in Nizhny Novgorod Region

06 June 2016

Commissioner for Human Rights in Nizhny Novgorod Region Nadezhda Otdelkina assisted in solving the problem with water supply.

Club of Kuban Civil Society Activists established in Krasnodar Territory

Club of Kuban Civil Society Activists established in Krasnodar Territory

06 June 2016

On 3 June, on the initiative of Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak a round table devoted to the issues of civil society development was held in the region. The proposal to establish a club of Kuban Civil Society Activists, which would become a new discussion platform for representatives of the public and authorities, was the main topic of the event. The idea of establishing the club belongs to Sergey Myshak.

03 June 2016
Protection of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders in Novosibirsk Region

Protection of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders in Novosibirsk Region

03 June 2016

On 2 June, a round table named ‘Issues of Mental Health of the Population. Current Issues of Observance of Rights of Citizens Suffering from Mental Disorders’ was held in Novosibirsk Region. As a result a working group was formed to consolidate the received information and develop recommendations for legislative and executive bodies to prevent violations of rights of citizens suffering from mental disorders.

Mechanisms of detainees’ rights protection improved in Komi Republic

Mechanisms of detainees’ rights protection improved in Komi Republic

03 June 2016

On 3 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Komi Republic Nadezhda Bikovskaya participated in the interdepartmental meeting on the improvement of mechanisms of ensuring human rights and legitimate interests of detainees or prisoners held in the pre-trial centres and penitentiaries of the Komi Republic Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.

Day of Law and NGOs in Ulyanovsk Region: Young disabled and large families’ human rights protection

Day of Law and NGOs in Ulyanovsk Region: Young disabled and large families’ human rights protection

03 June 2016

On 3 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina participated in one of the stages of the Professional Citizen Forum run by the Ulyanovsk Region Governor’s Council for Civil Society and Human Rights. Day of Law and NGOs was held in the Veshkaymsky District on the last day of spring and included several important events.

02 June 2016
Results of contest among children from substitute families summarised in Omsk Region

Results of contest among children from substitute families summarised in Omsk Region

02 June 2016

On International Day for Protection of Children, results of children creative contest ‘My Family: Rights and Responsibilities’ were summarised in Omsk. The contest was organised by the Ministry of Education of Omsk Region jointly with Commissioner for Human Rights in Omsk Region Viktor Lokhichev and Omsk Governor Commissioner for Children’s Rights Elizaveta Stepkina. 111 children from substitute families participated in the contest.