09 February 2015
70th Victory Day: names to be recalled, graves restored

70th Victory Day: names to be recalled, graves restored

09 February 2015

On 9 February, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova received a reply from the Governor of Smolensk Region, which said that the finances to restore the mass graves in Bogolyubovo and Lyady villages were to be provided right after all documents were prepared. The lists of names of those who died there have been specified: more than 2.5 thousand Soviet soldiers having participated in World War II remain buried in these mass graves.

28 January 2015

Memorial liquidation case closed

28 January 2015

With the assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia the human rights group Memorial liquidation case hearing date was changed and the group managed to amend its charter having eliminated its inconsistency with the Russian law.

27 January 2015

Homeless sheltered

27 January 2015

In December 2014, following the petition of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation two homeless persons were accommodated in Loknyanskiy residential care home for the elderly and disabled.

22 January 2015

Crimean officer returned to the ranks

22 January 2015
The Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation assisted in restoring the right of a senior lieutenant to do his military service, which had been infringed due to the constant delay in his appointment.

Conscript assigned to alternative service

22 January 2015
With the help of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia a conscript being a conscientious objector managed to defend his right to do civilian substitute service instead of the military one, while before even the court held that the primary decision of the draft commission was legal.
29 December 2014

Commissioner took under control the case of pensioner from Crimea who was denied Russian citizenship

29 December 2014
With the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s timely stepping in, a 67 year-old Valery Komov from Feodosiya stopped his hunger strike which had jeopardised his health and life. The pensioner was explained his rights in detail. The Commissioner took the case under control to solve it and restore the infringed rights subsequently.
24 December 2014

Disabled received annual allowance in full

24 December 2014

On 24 December 2014, the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia received a letter of gratitude from the disabled Mr H. injured at work — he thanked the Commissioner for the help provided in restoring his right to compensation for a  job-related  illness.

19 December 2014

Law contravenes principle of justice

19 December 2014
On 19 December, Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin granted the petition submitted by the Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia related to the support of a low-income family of Mr M., as an exception.
15 December 2014

Criminal case launched — right to justice restored

15 December 2014
With the assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights, in December 2014, following fraud against complainant N., Investigation Directorate of the Russian MIA’s Department in Dmitrovskiy District of Moscow Region launched a criminal investigation.
08 December 2014

State Duma implemented suggestions of Commissioner in draft law on migrants

08 December 2014
The Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia suggested that the uncertainty regarding the labour licence term and the labour or civil law relations correspondently be eliminated.