10 July 2015

From dangerous buildings to comfortable apartments

10 July 2015

On 10 July, two residents of Prokop’evsk Town (Kemerovo Region) were be provided with new comfortable apartments, the Kemerovo Region Administration says in its official reply to High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova.

07 July 2015

FAS inspects "trading houses" at FPS of Russia

07 July 2015

On the initiative of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS Russia) has inspected, at the federal and regional levels, the breach of the antimonopoly law by the enterprises selling food products and basic consumer goods to prisoners and detainees. The information was given in the Prosecutor General’s official letter of reply to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, received on 2 July.

03 July 2015

Right of all ex-judges in Crimea to receive allowance reinstated

03 July 2015

The Judicial Department of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reinstated the right of all retired judges in Crimea to receive lifelong monthly allowance.

02 July 2015
Orphan’s right to fair hearing protected

Orphan’s right to fair hearing protected

02 July 2015

30 June, the Supreme Court held to grant the petition submitted by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova regarding reinstatement of complainant G.’s rights to judicial protection and a fair hearing. The case was submitted for review.

22 June 2015

Justice Ministry excluded first NCOs from foreign agents’ registry

22 June 2015

On 19 June, pursuant to the Federal Law No.  7-FZ  as of January 12, 1996 On  Non-Commercial  Organisations, the Ministry of Justice of Russia excluded the Centre of Civic Analysis and Independent Research Fund ‘GRANY’ and the Kostromskoy Centre of Public Initiatives’ Support Fund (NCO) from the registry of foreign agents.

16 June 2015

Justice triumphed

16 June 2015

On 16 June, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a reply from the Military Investigation Department in Moscow to the request to protect the rights of a serviceman from the Military Unit No. 3792, charged with violation of the military service order. The letter of response says the criminal case has been closed and the charges have been dismissed due to the lack of elements of a crime.

15 June 2015

Guilty staff member dismissed, others to be inspected

15 June 2015

On 15 June, the Prosecutor’s Office of Saint Petersburg reported dismissal of a staff member of the office following an infringement of the terms established by law for consideration of the High Commissioner’s requests. In addition, due to the violation of the terms for consideration of a High Commissioner’s request related to protection of labour rights of Ms K., an official inspection is to be held at the office.

10 June 2015

Family reunification

10 June 2015

In early June it became known that separation of a  multi-child  family residing in Achinsk had been prevented with the assistance of staff members of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnoyarsk Territory.

28 May 2015

Prisoner’s right to benefits restored

28 May 2015

In late May, with the assistance of staff members of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Office, a legal right of convict I. to receive social disability benefits and monthly payment was restored.

22 May 2015

Sick-leave payments received

22 May 2015

On 22 May it became known that the rights of convict K., serving a sentence at a correctional facility in Tyumen Region, to receive  sick-leave  payments have been restored with the assistance of members of the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s Office.