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Irkutsk university paid off salary debts
Commissioner for Human Rights in Irkutsk Region Valeriy Lukin helped to restore violated rights of staff members and students of Irkutsk State Agrarian University. As a result of the Commissioner’s actions the staff members have received salary payments in amount of 52 million rubles. Heat and electric power supply has been restored in academic buildings.
Sverdlovsk Commissioner helped Mansi children to come back home
Commissioner for Human Rights in Sverdlovsk Region Tatiana Merzlyakova helped Mansi children to get to forest village Ushma to spend holidays with their families.
Kopeysk residents stopped hunger strike after visit of Chelyabinsk Commissioner
As a result of visit of Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova to Kopeysk, forty seven Kopeysk residents stopped their hunger strike and went home.
Commissioner in Ivanovo Region stands up for healthy environment
Commissioner for Human Rights in Ivanovo Region Natalia Kovaleva headed a working group to facilitate protection of healthy environment.
Saratov Commissioner prepared Convict's Reference Book
Commissioner for Human Rights in Saratov Region Tatiana Zhurik prepared The Convict’s Reference Book.
Commissioner in Leningrad Region secured release for terminally ill detainee
On May 18, with assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Leningrad Region Sergey Shabanov the
Ulyanovsk correctional facility where fire took place was visited by regional commissioner
Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina and the representatives of the Public Monitoring Commission in Ulyanovsk Region visited Correctional Facility No. 3 of the Ulyanovsk Region Department of the FPS of Russia where the fire took place on 16 May.
Krasnodar Commissioner conducted lecture on human rights commissioner institution
On 18 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Region Sergey Myshak conducted a lecture about role and importance of the Commissioner institution in the mechanism of human and civil rights protection for students of the North Caucasus Affiliate of the Russian University of Justice.
Tomsk Commissioner assisted marriage in remand centre
On 17 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Tomsk Region Elena Kartashova attended a marriage registration of citizens held in Remand Centre No.1 in Tomsk (
Representatives of High Commissioner’s Office participated in special session of Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights
On 16 May, representatives of the High Commissioner’s for Human Rights Office participated in 48th special session of the Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights. The session was dedicated to issues if voting rights ensuring and public participation in election process monitoring.