25 June 2015

Right to severance pay restored in Saint Petersburg

25 June 2015

A prosecutor’s inspection conducted on request of Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov revealed a mass violation of labour rights upon closure of one of Laura car dealer’s sales centres.

24 June 2015
Primorye Commissioner spoke at judicial conference

Primorye Commissioner spoke at judicial conference

24 June 2015

On 19 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov took part in the 16th Judicial Conference of Primorye Territory and spoke about coordination of activities aimed at protecting rights for effective judicial protection.

Smolensk Commissioner and regional civic chamber signed cooperation agreement

Smolensk Commissioner and regional civic chamber signed cooperation agreement

24 June 2015

On 19 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Smolensk Region Alexander Kapustin and Chairman of the regional Civic Chamber Yuriy Synkin signed an agreement on cooperation in ensuring protection of civil and human rights and freedoms.

Sverdlovsk Commissioner and regional Investigations Directorate’s Head held office hours for public

24 June 2015

On 23 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region and Head of Sverdlovsk Region Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation (SKR) Valeriy Zadorin held office hours for public in Baykalovsk Municipal District.

Servicemen in Sevastopol most concerned about housing problems

24 June 2015

On 23 June, the Chief Military Prosecutor’s Office and the Office of the Russian Federation High Commissioner for Human Rights held joint office hours for public in Sevastopol.

23 June 2015

Commissioner in Sverdlovsk Region held workshop on ecological rights’ protection

23 June 2015

On 16 June, Ekaterinburg hosted a roundtable discussion named ‘International Experience of Ombudsman’s Institute and Protection of Ecological Rights. Environmental Conflicts: Prevention and Resolution’.

Commissioner in Saratov held consultations on social issues

23 June 2015

On 10 June, over 250 residents of Saratov Region applied for a legal consultation on the Single Reception Day organised by Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik.

Yakutsk Commissioner and prosecutors inspected detention centre

23 June 2015

On 22 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov and high officials of the prosecutor’s offices of Yakutsk and the republic held a joint inspection of the Detention Centre, the Yakutsk Department of the MIA of the Russian Federation.

22 June 2015

Human Rights Commissioner in Bryansk Region held roundtable on free legal aid

22 June 2015

On 15 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk Region Sergey Simonenko and The Legal Clinics Development Centre Autonomous  Non-Commercial  Association organised a roundtable named ‘Free Legal Aid Availability Problems’. The discussion revealed that the  non-state  system of free legal aid (FLA) in the region is still in the making.

19 June 2015
Meeting with participants to UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme

Meeting with participants to UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme

19 June 2015

On 19 June, staff members of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia met with participants to the UN Russian Speaking Indigenous Fellowship Programme. Representatives of indigenous minorities of Kamchatka, Khabarovsk Territory, the Komi Republic, Leningrad, Kemerovo, Murmansk, and Sakhalin regions took part in the meeting.