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Commissioner in Trans-Baikal Territory helped to keep Buryat school from closing
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in
Pskov Commissioner examined organisation of early elections in Kunyinsky District
Commissioner for Human Rights in Pskov Region Dmitry Shakhov examined the readiness of the Election Commission to the election of the Head of the District Administration and conditions of implementation of voting rights of citizens.
Astrakhan human rights and children’s rights commissioners held open office hours for public jointly with Regional Prosecutor
On 11 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Astrakhan Region Andrey Spitsyn held open hours for the public with Commissioner for Children’s Rights Alexandra Kurmaeva and Prosecutor Alexander Lychagin. The event was held under the cooperation agreement.
Chelyabinsk Commissioner and Regional Prosecutor’s Office signed cooperation agreement
Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova and Prosecutor in Chelyabinsk Region Alexander Kondratiev signed a cooperation agreement for protection of regional residents’ human rights and liberties, reported the Press Service of the Chelyabinsk Commissioner on 11 May.
Commissioner in Altai Territory helped to restore disabled person’s right to accessible environment
With assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin the right of a disabled person to accessible environment was restored, the citizen was provided with a bank card to receive his disability pension.
Search for missing children
On 5 May, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). Mechanisms of cooperation between the Federal Bailiff Service and the commissioner for human rights institution on issues connected with search for missing children became the topic of the discussion.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory handed veteran Russian passport
On 6 May, Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Segrey Myshak together with acting head of the Krasnodar Territory Department of the Federal Migration Service of Russia Alexander Panteleev handed a passport of Russian citizen to 90 years old veteran of the Great Patriotic War P. who had come from Ukraine.
Protection of rights of Baiakal water protection zone residents
On 28 April, a regular release of the ‘Human Rights’ programme was aired on the Public Television of Russia channel (OTR). The ways to solve ecological and social problems of residents of the coastal area of Lake Baikal was the topic discussed. It was initiated by Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Buryatia Yulia Zhambalova.
Second legal marathon for elderly comes to end in Moscow
Workshop for students of Master’s Programme
On 28 April, the second extended workshop for students of the master’s programme ‘International Protection of Human Rights’ was held at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia. The first meeting with future human rights defenders was conducted on 2 March.