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Kamchatka Commissioner: residents of region interested in acquiring Far Eastern Hectare, more than 450 applications submitted
On 18 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Kamchatka Territory Valentina Bronevich chaired a meeting devoted to the allocation of land plots in accordance with the law On Far Eastern Hectare.
Money pensioner paid for services she had not used returned with assistance of Astrakhan Commissioner
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Astrakhan Region Andrey Spitsyn money paid by a pensioner for services she had not used was returned to the woman.
Ensuring rights of Typhoon Lionrock victims followed up by Primorye Commissioner
Last week, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valery Rozov visited five districts damaged by Typhoon Lionrock. The Commissioner interviewed residents and met with heads of local authorities.
Preparations for Decade of Legal Education and Day of Lawyer began in Ulyanovsk Region
On 13 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina participated in a meeting of the Ulyanovsk Region Branch of the Association of Lawyers of Russia. The meeting was dedicated to the organisational issues of the Decade of Legal Education and the Day of Lawyer.
Mother and child held in Kaluga pretrial detention centre to be provided with necessary social benefits
With assistance of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region and the prosecutor’s office a petitioner and her child held in pretrial detention centre will be provided with necessary social benefits.
Representative of High Commissioner participated in meeting on appointing members of public monitoring commissions
On 13 October, Deputy Head of Chancery of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ivan Soloviev participated in a meeting of the working group on appointing members of public monitoring commissions.
Legal Marathon for Elderly
On 11 October, a legal education space was organised where experts of the Office of the High Commissioner and the Moscow Region Chamber of Lawyers provided 67 free legal consultations.
High Commissioner’s representative participates in seminar on implementation of European Convention on Human Rights
On 11 October, representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights participates in seminar ‘Practice of Implementation of European Convention on Human Rights: Experience of Norway and Russia’ in Saint Petersburg.
Sverdlovsk Commissioner participated in Regional Total Reading Action
On 7 October, Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova participated in marathon ‘Everybody Reads’ held within the framework of the Regional Total Reading Action ‘Day of Reading’.
Commissioner in Altai Territory visited Central Nursing Home following complaint of facility’s patient
Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin visited the Central Nursing Home for Senior and Disabled Citizens with a site inspection following a complaint of the facility’s patient.