12 March 2015

Primorye: local commissioner and penitentiary service to continue cooperating

12 March 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov and Head of the regional General Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service Oleg Simchenkov signed a new Agreement on Basic Forms of Interaction and Cooperation for Implementation and Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms in the Penitentiary System.

10 March 2015

Valeriy Lukin opposes airport facilities’ construction on the territory of political repressions’ victims memorial

10 March 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin addressed the Ushakovskoye Municipal Division Duma referring to applications from citizens objecting to the local authorities’ decision to build a passenger hub and a runway of a new Irkutsk airport on the territory of the Pivovarikha Memorial Complex.

06 March 2015
Uncoordinated character of authorities’ actions impedes preventing violence in family

Uncoordinated character of authorities’ actions impedes preventing violence in family

06 March 2015

On 4 March the above conclusion was made by participants in the international conference that took place in Ekaterinburg with the assistance of the human rights commissioner in Sverdlovsk region.

05 March 2015
New Human Rights Commissioner Alexander Belugin appointed in Nenets Autonomous Area

New Human Rights Commissioner Alexander Belugin appointed in Nenets Autonomous Area

05 March 2015

On 5 March, in the course of the 9th session of the Nenets Autonomous Area’s Council of Deputies Alexander Belugin was appointed Commissioner for Human Rights in the area. He received 13 out of 18 deputies’ votes.

04 March 2015

Institute of Commissioner for Human Rights in Tatarstan Republic marked 15th anniversary

04 March 2015

"I can say with certainty that the human rights commissioner’s institute in the Tatarstan Republic proved its high demand and consistency testified by the steady confidence level among residents of the republic", President of the Tatarstan Republic Rustam Minnikhanov said.

03 March 2015
New human rights commissioner in Nenets Autonomous Area may be elected 5 March

New human rights commissioner in Nenets Autonomous Area may be elected 5 March

03 March 2015

The issue of appointing one of their colleagues to the human rights commissioner’s position in Nenets Autonomous Area is to be considered at the regular session of the Legislative Council of the area on Thursday.

02 March 2015
Draft constitutional law amending procedure of work of regional human rights commissioners upheld by deputies in Kamchatka

Draft constitutional law amending procedure of work of regional human rights commissioners upheld by deputies in Kamchatka

02 March 2015

At the 28th Session of the Legislative Council in Kamchatka Territory, the deputies upheld the draft constitutional law amending the procedure of work of regional human rights commissioners.

25 February 2015

Krasnodar NCO’s case dismissed

25 February 2015

On 25 February, it became known that the Magistrates’ Court dismissed the case of the Krasnodar Regional Public Organisation of University Graduates on performing actions of a foreign agent while being unregistered in the relevant list in the absence of administrative offence.

17 February 2015

Interaction between local self-government and regional human rights commissioners discussed in Siberian Federal District

17 February 2015

On 16 February, in Moscow, the Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Siberian Federal District Nikolai Rogozhkin held a  video conference  regarding interaction of state authorities and local  self-government  bodies with human rights commissioners in the federal district’s territorial entities.

16 February 2015

Civic Chamber reminded of remand centres’ problems

16 February 2015

On 16 February, President of the Civic Chamber Alexander Brechalov sent an official letter of appeal to President of Russia Vladimir Putin drawing his attention to the problem of remand centres in Russia. The letter says about a dramatic increase in the number of detainees in remand facilities and disastrous conditions of custody.