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On 17 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Primorye Territory Valeriy Rozov signed a cooperation agreement with the regional prosecutor’s office. The agreement implies that the above bodies shall coordinate their actions in supervising implementation of law in correctional facilities, forming an integrated mechanism of human and civil rights and freedoms protection.
On 15 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in Altai Territory Boris Larin inspected the Special Accommodation Centre (SUVSIG) of the Federal Migration Service Directorate in Altai Territory, where 40 citizens of Armenia, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan were awaiting their deportation from Russia.
On 15 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Tatarstan Saria Saburskaya spoke about her experience in the military recruitment campaign on air of the new interactive information and analytic project #OTRazhenie initiated by OTR TV channel.
Alexey Selyukov was re-elected as Commissioner for Human Rights in Stavropol Territory.
Deputy Chairman of the regional Public Monitoring Commission Radomir Ibragimov and Kemerovo Region Commissioner for Human Rights Nikolai Volkov inspected some correctional facilities in Kemerovo in connection with complaints received from some prisoners.
On 15 July, Moscow Region Commissioner for Human Rights Ekaterina Semenova held open office hours for residents of Orekhovo-Zuevo Town and Orekhovo-Zuevo District.
On 13 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Crimea Lyudmila Lubina made a working visit to Feodosia where she held open office hours, inspected the local court and the City Hospital No. 1.
Commissioner for Human Rights in Kostroma Region Vadim Smirnov visited the Correctional Facility No. 4, which today contains over 350 prisoners.
On 13 July, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Khakassia Alexander Chistotin, represented by staff members of his Office, held open office hours in Abaz Town.
Activists of the South Ural area will be able to take part in the elections of the human rights commissioner in Chelyabinsk Region for the first time ever in Russian history, present Commissioner Alexey Sevastyanov reported.