17 December 2015
'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

'Do not overload truck drivers with exactions!'

17 December 2015

On 17 December, during a large press conference Russia’s President Vladimir Putin stressed that long-distance truck drivers must not be overcharged with various fees, taxes and exactions. 

Sverdlovsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Yekaterinburg

17 December 2015

On 16 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatyana Merzlyakova held again open office hours for the public in Yekaterinburg. The event was held within the framework of  All-Russian Open Office Hours Day. It coincided with International Human Rights Day and Russia’s Constitution Day.

16 December 2015

Winners of 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' contest awarded in Republic of Tatarstan

16 December 2015

On 15 December, a  high-profile  award ceremony of photo and video contest winners 'Human Rights: OBJECTIVe Opinion' was held in the Office of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan.

14 December 2015

Special meeting of human rights defenders of Saint Petersburg

14 December 2015

On 11 December, within the framework of the city events dedicated to Human Rights Day, a special meeting of prominent local  non-government  organisations took place in the White Hall of the Mayakovsky Central Public Library in Saint Petersburg. The event was initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov.

11 December 2015
Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

11 December 2015

Human Rights Day has been celebrated all over the world on 10 December since 1950.

09 December 2015

Winners of Human Rights 2015 competition named in Saint Petersburg

09 December 2015

On 9 December, in anticipation of Human Rights Day, the ceremony of awarding the winners of St. Petersburg Human Rights 2015 competition among students took place in the State Museum of Political History of Russia.

08 December 2015

Irkutsk Commissioner suggested draft law on local budget be improved

08 December 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin suggested the draft law on the region’s budget 2016 be improved. According to him, the version adopted in the first reading at the session of the Legislative Assembly on 25 November is not in full compliance with the budget legislation.

04 December 2015
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

04 December 2015

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated on 3 December since 1992 to promote action to raise awareness about disability issues. A regular release of ‘Human Rights’ programme broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR) that day was devoted to the protection of rights of the disabled.

02 December 2015

Novosibirsk Commissioner held open office hours for public in Moshkovsky District

02 December 2015

On 1 December, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva was on a working trip in Moshkovsky Distirict. During the trip she held open office hours for public, met the Head of the Region and visited the Uspensky Neuropsychiatric Residential Facility.

01 December 2015

Magadan Сommissioner assisted in solving housing problem

01 December 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Magadan Region Alexander Surovtsev assisted a complainant in solving a housing problem.