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The Saratov Regional Court Panel acknowledged the arguments presented by the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia concerning reversal of the cassation judgement related to convict S. and assignment of a new hearing with participation of an advocate sufficient.
On 14 May, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude from Mr S. for the assistance rendered by the Commissioner’s Office in closure of a criminal case opened against him.
On 13 May, with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation a criminal case of a dead Mr M. of Akka Village (the Republic of Dagestan) was closed.
An appropriate medicine treatment would be provided to patients who had a renal transplantation, the Moscow City Government said in official response to the appeal of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.
On 22 March, the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude for assistance in receiving documents from court.
On 13 March, the case of Ms D., mother of many children, having caused public outcry and taken under personal control of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia has been closed. The woman has been cleared of all the charges of treason in favour of Ukraine for the lack of the constituent elements of offence.
On 8 March, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin signed the law regulating the procedure of exclusion of non-commercial organisations (NGOs) from the foreign agents’ registry. Earlier, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova had repeatedly brought up the need of developing the procedure to strike an NGO off from the registry of foreign agents.
On 4 March, having considered an appeal from the Russian Human Rights Commissioner, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation changed its stance and reduced the service of term for the convicted Mr B.
The Ministry of Healthcare reported that the seriously ill child Yaroslav M. had been put into hospital on 18 February and is currently undergoing the planned treatment at the Russian Scientific Centre of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine.
On 17 February 2015, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation declared a provision of the Federal Law On the Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation unconstitutional, since it lacked time limits for implementation of inspector’s requirements. The case was initiated on the grounds of a collective complaint from non-governmental organisations listed by the Ministry of Justice as international agents.