18 March 2016

High Commissioner helped Rostov-on-Don inhabitant get registration at place of residence

18 March 2016

The High Commissioner received a complaint of a  Rostov-on-Don  resident who alleged that she had been refused registration at her place of residence.

16 March 2016
Rights of wheelchair-bound disabled person in Moscow to access to home restored

Rights of wheelchair-bound disabled person in Moscow to access to home restored

16 March 2016

A Ms K. of Moscow submitted a complaint to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia. She alleged that authorities refused to install a ramp in the entrance hall of an apartment building being a home of a  wheelchair-bound  child.

Right to have criminal case closed within reasonable term restored in Vladivostok

16 March 2016

A resident of Vladivostok, Mr G., submitted to the High Commissioner a complaint about police officers of Police Unit No. 2 of the Vladivostok Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. He alleged that they failed to take proper actions in relation to his fraud incident report.

04 March 2016

Rights of 60 thousand New Moscow inhabitants to have their residence ackowledged dangerous restored

04 March 2016

With assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia rights of over 60 thousand citizens were restored — the City Interdepartmental Commission for Housing Fund of Moscow was given the right to acknowledge apartment buildings in New Moscow to be dangerous and subject to demolition and reconstruction. Before, none of the city bodies had this right, so people had to live in unsafe buildings.

01 March 2016
Proposals of High Commissioner to reduce road toll taken into account

Proposals of High Commissioner to reduce road toll taken into account

01 March 2016

On 1 March 2016, the Russian Federation Government Decree which envisages the extension till 30 June 2017 a tax concession period for trucks under the Platon system came into force. The Decree takes into consideration the proposals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation submitted earlier to the President of Russia. 

18 February 2016

Housing rights of woman previously qualified as orphan restored

18 February 2016

On 18 December 2015, with assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, housing rights of a resident of the Republic of Adygea were restored. The petitioner, having been previously qualified as a person belonging to the category of orphans and children left without parental care, informed the High Commissioner’s Office of the success in her letter of gratitude.

17 February 2016

Housing rights of two men previously qualified as orphans and children left without parental care restored

17 February 2016

In December 2015, with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation the housing rights of residents of Krasnodar Region Mr B. and Mr B. were restored. They had been previously qualified as orphans and children left without parental care. The above was reported on 26 January 2016 in the official reply of the Deputy Prosecutor of Krasnodar Region to the request of the High Commissioner. 

16 February 2016

Housing rights of orphan restored

16 February 2016

With assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia the rights of a single mother, Ms V . ,  were restored. This was reported in the official reply of the Mayor of Petrozavodsk to the High Commissioner’s request. For eleven years the woman had been waiting for a court ruling to provide her with priority housing to be implemented. 

03 February 2016

Laws exempting High Commissioner from filing fee upon submitting statement of claim to first instance court came into force

03 February 2016

On 3 February, Federal Constitutional Law No.  1-FKZ  as of 31 January 2016 On Amendments to Articles 18 and 29 of the Federal Constitutional Law ‘On the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation’ and Federal Law No.  8-FZ  as of 1 February 2016 On Amendments to Part 2, Article 333.36 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation signed by the President of Russia came into effect.

02 February 2016

Right of disabled to fair trial restored

02 February 2016

On 15 January, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation granted a petition of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, having restored the right of a category I disabled person, Mr D., to a fair trial. The administrative offence case of Mr D. was closed and previous judgements were overruled, the official reply of the Supreme Court to the High Commissioner’s petition says.