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The candidacy of a new Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region will be approved by deputies of the Legislative Assembly of the Sixth Convocation.
In view of the coming reforms, Commissioner for Human Rights in Yaroslavl Region Sergei Baburkin visited specialised childern’s homes No. 1 and No. 2 in Yaroslavl. He is ready to take part in resolution of any problems that may arise during the transfer of the facilities to the new format.
On 24 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Alexey Efimov took part in a presentation held by the Free Legal Assistance Centre.
Representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) suggested that the regular summer school on human rights in 2016 be held in Voronezh, reported Commissioner for Human Rights in Voronezh Region Tatiana Zrazhevskaya to Governor Alexey Gordeev.
Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Bashkortostan Rim Kayumov visited the Maximum Security Correctional Facility No. 3 in Ufa to check detention conditions.
On 20 August, Commissioner for Human Rights in Novosibirsk Region Nina Shalabayeva held open office hours for public in Berdsk.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region Yuriy Zelnikov prepared a special report on violations of consumer rights in loan granting in the region.
On 19 August, within the framework of an action called The Social Train, Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova jointly with officials of the region’s ministers and government held open office hours for residents of Zemetchino and Krasnaya Dubrava settlements in Zemetchinsky District.