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The High Commissioner′s for Human Rights appeal to the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation successfully resulted in restoration of the right of 3,787 pre-school teachers to receive preferential retirement pension in the Saratov Region of Russia. On 24th September 2015 the Ministry of Labor of Russia had issued an according Order that was subsequently registered by the Russian Ministry of Justice on 25th December 2015.
With assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation the right of Ms P. to have her criminal proceeding tried in a reasonable period of time has been restored. The above was reported by the Moscow Region Prosecutor’s Office in its official reply received by the High Commissioner’s Office.
On 27 November, the Yaroslavl Regional Court passed a judgement which grants the petition of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation providing citizen B. with the right to defence and fair trial without erosion. This above surfaced from a copy of the court’s ruling that had been sent to the High Commissioner.
Council of Judges of Russian Federation adopted resolutions aimed at easier online access to information about courts’ activity
As a result of analysis and generalization of High Commissioner’s for Human Rights in Russia proposals, the Council of Judges of the Russian Federation has accepted two resolutions aimed at ensuring easier online access to information about courts’ activity.
On 23 November 2015, with the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, rights of 123 ex-alumni of the Academic Department of Reserve Officers of the Black Sea Higher Naval School n.a. P. S. Nakhimov to receive the military rank of lieutenant in the reserve were restored. This became known from the official reply of the Ministry of Defence of Russia to the request of the High Commissioner.
As a result of the High Commissioner’s for Human Rights in Russia appeal to the Prosecutor’s General Office the constitutional right of citizen K. to access to justice has been restored. The criminal case against Mr K. has been closed in Krasnodar Territory. Mr K. has received official apologies. The above was reported by the Prosecutor’s General Office of the Russian Federation in official reply addressed to the Office of the High Commissioner.
The letter of gratitude received by the High Commissioner’s Office on 15 December 2015 said that only after interference of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Mr S. managed to have the court order entitling him to recover debts from Credit Europe Bank Ltd. implemented.
Following the interviews held in detention centres of Mordovia by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the imprisoned mother’s right to see her preteen son was protected. An official response to the High Commissioner’s request was received on 26 October 2015 from the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Adygea.
On 3 December, having considered a petition of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation acknowledged the property rights of Mr V. to an apartment in Moscow. Previous decisions violating rights of the complainant to fair justice and judicial protection were revoked.
Last autumn, after multiple requests of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation to competent authorities, the Federal Migration Service of Russia (FMS of Russia) adopted a decision to assist Mr M., a former citizen of Kazakhstan, in obtaining legitimate grounds for his residence in Russia.