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On 1 November, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in the seminar devoted to consolidation of educational and public organizations's efforts to adapt children of migrants into Russian social and cultural space. The event took place at school No.149 in Yekaterinburg, where children of immigrants and migrant workers from CIS countries represent the majority of pupils.
The criminal case was sent for trial after the prosecutor’s investigation conducted by the request of Commissioner for Human Rights in Magadan Region Alexander Surovtsev. Before the intervention of the Commissioner the defendant, who is sight-impaired person, had spent seven months in pretrial detention center.
On 28 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabaeva held open office hours in the Novosibirsk Library for the blind people.
With assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory petitioner B., who moved from Ukraine to Russia, managed to receive a Russian passport.
From 21 October to 1 November, the Decade of Legal Assistance to Convicts organized by regional Commissioner for Human Rights Lyudmila Krutilina and the Ulyanovsk Region Department of the FPS of Russia is being held in Ulyanovsk Region.
With assistance of young teacher S. and the Commissioner for Human Rights in Volgograd Region four children of a dysfunctional family will be brought up in a new family. Guardianship of the elder girl with visual impairment has already been established, and the procedure for establishing guardianship of her three brothers has been launched.
On 24 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Chuvash Republic Yuriy Kruchinin visited the Mariinsko-Posadsky Branch of the Volga State University of Technology.
On 21 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Saint Petersburg Alexander Shishlov participated in a press conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of adoption of the Law of the Russian Federation On the Rehabilitation of Victims of Political Repressions.
On 20 October, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia (OTR). The programme’s guest, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Mari El Republic Irina Tatarinova, told about the right of every child to the early childhood education.
On 20 October, forum of human rights commissioners named ‘Social Role and Innovations of Non-Governmental Organisations in Human Rights Protection’ opened in Moscow.