On June 10, an open event for free legal assistance took place in Saratov upon an initiative of Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik. Representatives of 15 different authorities participated in the event.
More than one hundred people requested legal advice from the specialists present. Most of the complaints — 25.5% — were about housing and utilities problems. People are mainly concerned about the overhaul repair fees. 19.6% of complaints related to social protection issues: provision of pensions, education, medical and medicinal services.
14.8% are concerned about civil law problems; 6.8% complained about violations of the labour law. 5% concerned complaints about
Adapted from the Press Service of Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region