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On 13 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov visited a special temporary accommodation centre for migrants in the city of Yakutsk.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova launched a hotline on the issues related to wildfires in the republic.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Alexey Sevastyanov took part in the "Public Monitoring Commissions" roundtable discussion arranged by the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
On 12 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova repeated her visit to the temporary detention centre (IVS) at the Zarechniy Intermunicipal Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Beloyarskiy Settlement. Following the visit, the Commissioner noted improvement of detention conditions.
In early August, the right of residents to be provided with hot water supply was restored in the city of Nikolsk with assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova.
An illustrated and full-colored Activity Report 2014 of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic came out.
On 7 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Kamchatka Territory Irina Orlova and territorial Commissioner for Children’s Rights Viktor Tyumentsev held a scheduled detention conditions’ inspection in the Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 of the Kamchatka Territory Directorate of the FPS of Russia. No infringements were found out.
On 10 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited the Special Temporary Accommodation Centre for Aliens (SUVSIG), the Novosibirsk Region Directorate of the Federal Migration Service of Russia.
On 7 August, participants in the section named ‘NGOs and Human Rights’ held at the 3rd Republican Forum of Community Focussed Non-Government Organisations, co-chaired by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Saria Saburskaya, presented their proposals on development of institutes of civil society and NGOs.
On 7 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic Yuriy Kruchinin and Chief of the Chuvash Transit Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia Artur Sergeev entered into agreement on basic forms of cooperation.