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On 7 April, Commissioner for Human Rights in Samara Region Olga Galtsova published a report dedicated to the observance of human rights and freedoms in 2016.
On April 6 Commissioner for Human Rights in Moscow Region Ekaterina Semyonova presented a report on human rights and freedoms respect in 2016 to regional deputies.
On 4 April, Commissioner for human rights in the Novosibirsk region Nina Shalabaeva conducted an on-site inspection of the collective appeal of Novosibirsk citizens living at Krasny Prospekt, 100., The tenants indicated in the petition their disagreement with the ground floor redevelopment being carried out by the commercial organization LLC «Blesk-Stom».
Commissioners in regions of Russia express condolences in connection with terrorist attack in St. Petersburg
On 3 April an explosion occurred in the running line between underground stations "Sennaya Ploshad" and "Technological Institute" in St. Petersburg, as a result of which 14 people were killed and over 50 injured.
On 31 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk region Vyacheslav Tulupov presented the Human Rights Observance Report 2016 to regional deputies.
On 31 March, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ivan Solovyov took part in the round table titled "Improvement of the Procedure of Release from Imprisonment because of a Serious Illness", which was held at the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
On 30 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova spoke at a press conference timed to World Autism Awareness Day.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova revealed numerous violations of the rights of citizens during her visit to the Zaigraevsky Branch of the Republican Mental Health Hospital.
On 24 March, Commissioner for Human Rights in Khabarovsk Territory Igor Chesnitsky gave an open lecture to students of the Far Eastern Institute of Management of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
On March 21, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Mikhail Vinogradov participated in the round table discussion in Saint Petersburg devoted to creation of discrimination-free environment in the cities which are to hold the World Cup 2018.