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On September 10, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Yaroslavl region Sergey Baburkin visited ten polling stations in the Kirov, Frunzensky, Krasnoperekopsky districts of Yaroslavl, as well as a polling station located on the territory of SIZO No. 1.
On September 9, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina, in accordance with the recommendations of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation, inspected a number of polling station premises to ensure that they were accessible to challenged persons.
On September 10, on a single voting day, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tomsk region Elena Kartashova visited a number of events dedicated to observing the electoral rights of citizens.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Tver Region Nadezhda Egorova held a meeting with representatives of the Tver administration and the Public Chamber of the region, during which it was decided to monitor the polling stations.
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 September 7, Head of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Samara Region Vadim Strelkov held a working meeting with Head of the Administration of Kuibyshevsky Intra-urban District of Samara Alexander Morgun.
On September 6 and 7, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Voronezh region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya and the Chairperson of the regional Election Commission checked the readiness of polling stations in the Paninsky and Petropavlovsk districts.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Kostroma region Vadim Smirnov received a petition of a challenged person of the first disability group. According to the applicant, in the city of Galich there was the issue of the necessity of bus stop construction in the immediate vicinity of the hemodialysis department.
In early September, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Udmurt Republic Veniamin Solomennikov met with Governor of the Udmurt office of Sberbank of Russia Sergei Konovalov.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Sevastopol Pavel Butsai received the petition from citizen K. to assist in the realization of her son’s right to receive sanatorium treatment. The applicant’s son suffers from a severe form of diabetes mellitus, but the voucher for sanatorium-resort treatment provided for by the legislation of the Russian Federation was not received in 2017.