20 May 2015

Protection of children from Internet misuse discussed in Grozny

20 May 2015

On 19 May, Information Security of Children Workshop organised by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chechen Republic Nurdi Nukhazhiev was held in Grozny.

19 May 2015

MPs of Irkutsk Region heard local commissioner’s report on indigenous people

19 May 2015

On 19 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin presented his report on indigenous peoples’ rights to the Committee for Social and Cultural Legislation of the Regional Legislative Assembly, the VSP.ru reports.

18 May 2015

Rights of veteran restored in Leningrad Region

18 May 2015

Earlier in May 2015, with the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov and Deputy of the regional Legislative Assembly Nikolay Pustotin, a veteran of the Great Patriotic War was granted with a refugee status which serves as a legal foundation for pension payment.

15 May 2015
Meeting on parole held in Krasnodar Territory

Meeting on parole held in Krasnodar Territory

15 May 2015

On 14 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory participated in an interagency meeting on parole chaired by Prosecutor of Krasnodar Territory Leonid Korzhinek.

12 May 2015
Pskov Сommissioner to ask President to immortalise feat of tankmen

Pskov Сommissioner to ask President to immortalise feat of tankmen

12 May 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov laid flowers to the war memorial in commemoration of the Red Army soldiers killed in Lithuania during the Great Patriotic War. The Commissioner will ask the President and the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation to immortalise the feat of the hero tankman and his five  comrades-in-arms  among the fallen.

08 May 2015

Upwards of 2,200 prisoners set free under Victory Day amnesty

08 May 2015

More than 2,200 inmates have been released as part of an amnesty proclaimed in the honor of the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, acting deputy head of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia Valery Maksimenko told during press conference.

28 April 2015
Commissioner in Voronezh supported Media Rights Centre

Commissioner in Voronezh supported Media Rights Centre

28 April 2015

On 24 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Voronezh Region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya issued a letter of opinion against unfounded inclusion of the regional Media Rights Centre into the registry of foreign agents. The document was sent to Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova.

23 April 2015
Alexander Panin was appointed Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region

Alexander Panin was appointed Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region

23 April 2015

On 23 April, regional MPs unanimously approved appointment of former Director of the Regional Department for Natural Resources Management and Environmental Protection Alexander Panin to the post of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Belgorod Region.

21 April 2015

Care Knowledge Institute social project to launch in Buryatia

21 April 2015

On 22 April, a social project The Care Knowledge Institute is to be launched on the initiative of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova. The project is to be held in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Security Social Support Centre, Sberbank of Russia, and the Law Institute at East Siberia State University of Technology and Management.

17 April 2015
A Look from Heaven – People’s Memory

A Look from Heaven – People’s Memory

17 April 2015

Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova has supported a public project ‘A Look from Heaven — People’s Memory’.