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On 11 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov visited Correctional Facility No. 1 in Yakutsk.
A traditional social and cultural event called 'Time to Read' was launched in Astrakhan.
The first release of a programme called ‘Human Rights’ was broadcast on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR) .
On 8 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova inspected Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 ( SIZO-1 ) of the Tomsk Region Directorate of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia. Ms Kartashova checked how the elections would be arranged for the detainees in the facility.
On 3 September, commissioners for human rights in the Republic of Tatarstan and the Republic of Crimea entered into cooperation agreement in Kazan. The agreement was signed within the framework of the introductory visit of the Crimean delegation to Tatarstan headed by regional Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Lubina.
On 2 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov announced the creation of "The Human Rights Observance" interactive map of Pskov Region.
On 31 August, following an appeal submitted to Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova, Ms Rogova visited Police Department No.1 of the Penza Region Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.
On 1 September, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva and the regional department of the Russian Jurists Association announced a contest named ‘Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders’ Activity in Novosibirsk Region: Problems and Prospects’.
Applications of candidatures for the public post can be submitted by non-profit or veterans organisations, district municipalities and candidates themselves.