30 June 2015

Amendments to law providing land plots to families with many children to be considered in Leningrad Region

30 June 2015

On 29 June, after the second appeal made by Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergei Shabanov, acting Governor of the region, Alexander Drozdenko, introduced the amendments to the law on  free-of-charge  provision of land plots to certain categories of citizens to be considered by the regional legislative assembly.

26 June 2015
3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan

3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan

26 June 2015

On 26 June, the 3rd International Summer School on Human Rights ends in Kazan. Having been organised at the Faculty of Law (Kazan Federal University), this summer event has been devoted to the actual issues of the protection of economic, social and cultural rights at the international, regional and national levels.

Commissioner in Republic of Crimea held office hours for public

Commissioner in Republic of Crimea held office hours for public

26 June 2015

Provision of housing to servicemen and military retirees, pension and other benefits’ rates, medical support of ex-servicemen  were among the most frequent issues the residents of Crimea complained about during the public office hours held on 24–25 June.

Infringement situation in colony No. 2 under control of human rights commissioner in Novosibirsk

26 June 2015

On 22 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited the Correctional Facility No. 2 of the General Department of the Federal Penitentiary Service (IK-2 GUFSIN) of Russia in Novosibirsk Region.

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’.