On 28 October 2014, in Moscow, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova held a meeting with the officials from regional human rights commissioners’ offices.
From 8 o’clock in the morning — immediately after the polling stations opened for the elections of deputies of the local self-government representative body in Bogoroditsk — Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tula region Galina Fomina has been observing the voting process. By noon, the Ombudsperson visited 7 polling stations.
On 17 December, the Russian Human Rights Commissioner’s ‘Hasten to Do Good’ medal award took place in Moscow. The award’s criteria are commitment, heroism and courage displayed under the circumstances of a threat to human rights and freedoms.