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On 17 August, it was reported that with mediation of Smolensk Region Commissioner for Human Rights Alexander Kapustin and active assistance of Ombudsman of Tajikistan Zarif Alizoda, applicant R. was provided with a certificate confirming his labour experience in harmful working conditions in Tajikistan.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Jewish Autonomous Region Alexander Zolotukhin held a working meeting with Acting Governor Alexander Levintal. During the meeting the Commissioner gave an overview of the human rights situation in the region.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva visited the Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 ( SIZO-1 ) of the Novosibirsk Region General Directorate of the FPS of Russia to investigate the appeals submitted by its detainees.
On 13 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov visited a special temporary accommodation centre for migrants in the city of Yakutsk.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova launched a hotline on the issues related to wildfires in the republic.
On 14 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Alexey Sevastyanov took part in the "Public Monitoring Commissions" roundtable discussion arranged by the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.
On 12 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova repeated her visit to the temporary detention centre (IVS) at the Zarechniy Intermunicipal Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Beloyarskiy Settlement. Following the visit, the Commissioner noted improvement of detention conditions.
In early August, the right of residents to be provided with hot water supply was restored in the city of Nikolsk with assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova.
An illustrated and full-colored Activity Report 2014 of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic came out.
On 7 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Kamchatka Territory Irina Orlova and territorial Commissioner for Children’s Rights Viktor Tyumentsev held a scheduled detention conditions’ inspection in the Pre-Trial Detention Centre No. 1 of the Kamchatka Territory Directorate of the FPS of Russia. No infringements were found out.