28 October 2019

Residence permit obtained with assistance of Irkutsk Commissioner

28 October 2019
With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko, resident of Irkutsk area N. obtained the residence permit. The applicant has a family, two minor children, but the absence of permission documents that correspond to the status of a stateless person, limits his right to travel and also deprives him of the opportunities to realize other…
Experts discussed Irkutsk ombudsman special report

Experts discussed Irkutsk ombudsman special report

28 October 2019
On 28 October, at the meeting of the Expert Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region a draft special report «On some issues of ensuring financial guarantees in order to realize the right of citizens to healthcare and medical assistance in the Irkutsk Region» was discussed. Opening the event, Viktor Ignatenko noted the relevance of the stated topic and…
27 June 2019
Altai Commissioner visited temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District

Altai Commissioner visited temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District

27 June 2019
On June 27, as part of public monitoring of ensuring human rights in places of detention Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Altai Semyon Shefer paid a working visit to the temporary detention center of Ust-Kansky District of the Altai Republic. He inspected sanitary and living conditions, nutrition…
26 June 2019
Ivanovo Commissioner inspected places of detention in Kineshma District

Ivanovo Commissioner inspected places of detention in Kineshma District

26 June 2019
On June 24, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Ivanovo Region Svetlana Shmeleva visited places of detention in the Kineshma District. The Commissioner inspected the detention conditions of persons in Pretrial Detention Center No.2 (SIZO-2), where she familiarized herself with the work of the kitchen unit, the educational work room for minors, and the SIZO cells. Svetlana…
25 June 2019
Novosibirsk Commissioner inspected conscription service terms and provisions

Novosibirsk Commissioner inspected conscription service terms and provisions

25 June 2019
On June 25, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva familiarized herself with the conscription service terms and provisions, the history of the battalion formation, the prevailing military traditions. Separately, the Commissioner spoke with citizens belonging to the category of persons from among orphans and children left without parental care. Also, during…
24 June 2019
Labor rights protection discussed in Ivanovo Region

Labor rights protection discussed in Ivanovo Region

24 June 2019
On June 19, a newly composed Expert Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Ivanovo Region gathered for the first time. Participants of the Expert Council discussed the protection of citizens’ labor rights. In particular, issues of non-payment of wages, unlawful dismissal, violation of employees’ rights during a special assessment of working conditions were considered. In addition, the meeting participants…
21 June 2019
Lipetsk Commissioner inspected detention conditions in female colony

Lipetsk Commissioner inspected detention conditions in female colony

21 June 2019
On June 19, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Lipetsk Region Iraida Tikhonova visited female penal colony No. 7 (IK-7) in Usman. At the time of the visit, there were 231 detainees in the correctional facility. The colony capacity limit was not exceeded. During the visit, the Lipetsk Commissioner inspected the meeting rooms, the wards, the…
17 June 2019
Primorye Commissioner facilitated civil passport issuing

Primorye Commissioner facilitated civil passport issuing

17 June 2019
A resident of Vladivostok approached Commissioner for Human Rights in the Primorye Territory Yuri Melnikov on the matter of passport obtaining by his son who had reached the age of 14. The terms established by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation as of July 8, 1987, No. 828 «On approval of the Regulations on the passport of a citizen of the Russian Federation, sample form…
13 June 2019

Irkutsk Commissioner defended soldier’s right to education

13 June 2019
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko received a complaint from K. regarding the exercise of his right to non-competitive admission to the university on the recommendation of the commander of the military unit. Analysis of the document submitted by the claimant allowed establishing that the recommendation was issued under the invalid order, and the provisions regarding…
11 June 2019

Viktor Ignatenko visited Penal Colony No. 2 in Angarsk

11 June 2019
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Irkutsk Region Viktor Ignatenko visited Penal Colony No. 2 in Angarsk. This is a high-security institution for those convicted of serious offences for the first time. The ombudsman made a round of the cells in the solitary confinement and ward-type rooms, where he talked to 40 citizens serving a sentence in the colony, and also examined…