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Inspection of conditions in temporary and special detention facilities in Nizhniy Novgorod Region
On 3–7 August, a representative of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia inspected conditions of detention of suspected in and accused of crimes kept in temporary detention facilities (IVSs) and persons in custody for administrative offences contained in special detention centres (SPs) of the Nizhniy Novgorod Region General Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia.
Hunger strike of Andrey Krekov in Arkhangelsk Region not confirmed
The information about violation of rights of a prisoner, Andrey Krekov, reported in the mass media, had been investigated from 4 to 6 August.
Results of inspection of Alexander Kostenko’s detention conditions submitted to Valeriya Lutkovska
High Commissioner expressed condolences following road accident in Khabarovsk Territory
On 5 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova expressed her deepest condolences following a road accident at the 125th kilometre of the highway Komsomolsk-on-Amur — Khabarovsk, which caused tragic deaths of people and resulted in heavy injures to many passengers.
On Resolution of Constitutional Court of Russian Federation No. 21-P as of 14 July 2015
The provisions of the Resolution No. 21-P adopted by the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation as of 14 July 2015 concerning the legal effect of the judgements delivered by the European Court of Human Rights in relation to Russia have been analysed under instructions of High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova.
Ella Pamfilova requested Valeriya Lutkovska to assist in observance of two Russian citizens’ rights
On 3 August, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova submitted an official request to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights Valeriya Lutkovska to personally visit the citizens of the Russian Federation, Alexander Alexandrov and Yevgeny Yerofeyev, transferred from the Central Military Hospital to a pre-trial detention facility.
Meeting with Amnesty International
On 30 July, High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova met with Head of Amnesty International Representative Office in Russia Sergei Nikitin.
High Commissioner: Discredit of elections must not be allowed to happen
High Commissioner initiated accommodation centres’ monitoring
In July 2015, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Ella Pamfilova initiated a monitoring of the temporary accommodation centres for immigrants (SUVSIGs) all over Russia.
Savchenko to be brought to pre-trial detention centre in Rostov Region 25 July
High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova received replies to her official request to the Russian Federation Prosecutor General’s Office and the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia about location of Nadezhda Savchenko.