On April 14, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova held a videoconference conversation with Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Sardana Guryeva.
Tatiana Moskalkova and Sardana Guryeva discussed current human rights issues in the context of combating the spread of coronavirus.
In particular, the regional Commissioner noted that all necessary measures are being taken to confront the pandemic in the territory of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). In total, there are 32 patients to date, 15 of them have recovered.
According to Sardana Guryeva, special attention is paid to residents of remote villages of the region. In addition, residents of the region have been working remotely since March 18.
In conclusion, the federal and regional Commissioners discussed the protection of the labor rights of citizens in the region, as well as the problem of the return of funds by air carriers to residents of the republic for failed flights during the pandemic.