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On September 1 Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Crimea Lyudmila Lubina took part in the meeting of the Public Monitoring Commission for the Republic of Crimea (PMC).
On September 1 Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver region Nadezhda Egorova signed an agreement on cooperation with the Federal State-Funded Institution "The Main Bureau of Sociomedical Expertising in the Tver region" of the Ministry of Labor of Russia.
Commissioner for Human Rights in St. Petersburg Alexander Shishlov received an application from Estonian citizen P. who described her problem in extending the Russian Federation residence permit.
On August 29, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva held a workshop with the participation of Executive Committee Chairperson of the Regional Branch of the National Public Organization "Association of Lawyers of Russia" Viktor Yudashkin and member of the Region Public Chamber Maksim Fominykh.
On August 28, at the initiative of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Sverdlovsk Region Tatyana Merzliakova, a working meeting was held, during which the participants discussed the establishment of the Center for Public Election Observation on the Single Vote Day.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Primorsk Territory Valerii Rozov received an appeal from A., the mother of three under-age children. According to the applicant, she had difficulties with the registration of a land plot within the framework of Federal Law No. 119 of May 1, 2016, granting the provision of citizens with the Far Eastern hectare.
Appeal to journalistic community on the observance of professional ethics during campaign period was signed in Perm region
On August 23, 2017, a regular meeting of the Advisory Public Council of the Perm Krai Electoral Commission was held, dedicated to reviewing the principles of journalistic ethics during election campaigns.
On August 24, during the working trip, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tula Region Galina Fomina took part in the service training for the heads of the institutions of the Federal Penitentiary System of Russia in the region.
With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tomsk region Elena Kartashova an elderly woman who fell into a difficult life situation received help.
September 10, 2017, on a single voting day, gubernatorial elections in the city of Sevastopol will take place. This event is of special significance for the citizens: in the Ukrainian period they could not directly elect the mayor, executive officers were appointed by Kiev. During the «Russian Spring» and after reunification with Russia, the idea of the local chief executive officers electing was one of the basic requirements of the citizens of Sevastopol. Therefore, the upcoming elections are historic for the city. For the first time Sevastopol residents will be able to directly elect the city Governor on the basis of equal and direct elections by secret ballot.