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On 20 October 2015, following appeals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities of the Republic of Sakha, the Yakutsk City Court convicted Mr M., whose actions caused child’s death.
Right of residents of ‘New Moscow’ area to take part in housing programmes of Moscow protected by Supreme Court’s landmark decision
On 25 November, having agreed with the arguments of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the Supreme Court reinstated the right of Ms P., residing in the ‘New Moscow’ area, to participate in housing programmes of the capital city. The landmark decision is intended to eliminate discrimination of all residents of ‘New Moscow’. According to the official data, the population of the area has reached 300,000.
On 8 October, following an appeal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, a case on administrative offence committed by citizen S. was closed. Previous decisions of the Tuapsinksiy District Court of Krasnodar Territory and the Krasnodar Territory Court were revoked.
The right of Ms Sh. to receive survivor’s pension until she graduates from the educational institution has been protected following multiple appeals sent by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities.
Following an appeal of High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova to Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Lebedev, the sentence receivd by convict P. was annulled on 10 September 2015. The criminal prosecution was ceased and the applicant was clarified on his right to rehabilitation.
The official reply of the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of Russia to the letter of appeal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia says that the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company has been assigned to take all necessary measures to ensure the national anthem of the Russian Federation be broadcast daily on the territory of Astrakhan Region. The decision is based on Article 4 of the Law On the National Anthem of the Russian Federation.
As a result of repeated appeals made by the representatives of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to the competent authorities, the rights of a participant in military operations in the Chechen Republic were restored. The complainant was provided with certificate of military operations’ veteran that gives him right to a monthly allowance.
A resident of Dagestan has been offered on-the-job training, suggested to apply for a military service contract, and provided with an allowance, the official reply from the Government of the Republic of Dagestan to the request by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia says.
On 4 September, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude from patient B., who, with assistance of the High Commissioner’s Office staff members, had received medical treatment in due time.
Following the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, an improper fine for lack of registration at the place of residence, imposed on an 80-year-old pensioner, was cancelled, the official reply from the Leninskiy District Prosecutor’s Office of Tomsk City to the High Commissioner’s request said.