16 March 2015
Work on draft law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing to be continued

Work on draft law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing to be continued

16 March 2015

On 3 March 2015, the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation held a hearing in regard to the draft federal law On Resettling Residents of Dilapidated Housing, which provides new procedures to resettle people living in dilapidated housing.

13 March 2015
Conscripts were told about their rights

Conscripts were told about their rights

13 March 2015

On 11 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Sariya Saburskaya and Military Commissioner of Tatarstan Sergey Pogodin gave a Conscripts’ Rights lesson for young people and their parents in the framework of the commissioner’s Law Knowledge School.

Alexander Shishlov: public confidence in elections decreasing

13 March 2015

On 11 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov, speaking at the meeting of the Commission on Election Rights of the Council for Civil Society and Human Rights and the Human Rights Council of Saint Petersburg, underscored the current decrease in public confidence in elections.

12 March 2015
Yulia Zhambalova: Lawyers should be involved in solving of socially important issues

Yulia Zhambalova: Lawyers should be involved in solving of socially important issues

12 March 2015

On 12 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova met with Acting President of Buryat State University Nikolay Moshkin. The parties resolved to cooperate in human rights education and to found a joint human rights department at the university.

Tatyana Margolina: It is necessary to arrange a system of interdepartmental interaction to protect women from domestic violence

12 March 2015

From year to year the number of "domestic" crimes in Perm region is growing. Over the past year more than 5,300 women and children suffered from the hands of family brawlers. Why there are so many victims of domestic violence and how to deal with them. Commissioner for Human Rights in Perm Region Tatyana Margolina along with other competent specialists expressed her opinion on the pages of The Arguments and Facts.

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.