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22 July 2021
Dialogue with society. Family’s right to early childhood education restored

Dialogue with society. Family’s right to early childhood education restored

22 July 2021
A little more than a month remains until the beginning of the school year. Not only schoolchildren and students but also young children want to study. Whilst the legislation guarantees the availability of places in educational institutions, parents sometimes face difficulties when they want to enroll a child in a preschool group. High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation…
21 July 2021
Dialogue with society. Student’s right to scholarship restored

Dialogue with society. Student’s right to scholarship restored

21 July 2021
In 2020 the important innovation was the gradual transition of payments to automatic mode. This means that a person does not need to write an application and collect documents. This timely measure has become particularly relevant to the pandemic. However, sometimes, people face different problems. A mother of the student from the Kursk region requested High Commissioner for Human…
16 July 2021
Dialogue with society. Mother and newborn child were transferred to a specialized institution

Dialogue with society. Mother and newborn child were transferred to a specialized institution

16 July 2021
The birth of a child is the most important event in the life of any family, for which they begin to prepare long before childbirth. This is a very joyful and exciting day for everyone: parents, relatives, doctors. Resident of the Moscow region B., who could not contact her daughter in the maternity hospital for several days, asked High Commissioner…
15 July 2021
Dialogue with society. Rights of an illegally prosecuted person restored

Dialogue with society. Rights of an illegally prosecuted person restored

15 July 2021
Complaints to High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova related to illegal criminal prosecution traditionally make up a significant share of all appeals on the protection of the rights of the accused. People do not agree with the actions and decisions of the bodies of inquiry and preliminary investigation, as well as the gathering and evaluation of evidence in a criminal case. This…
08 July 2021
Dialogue with society. Human rights have been restored in the criminal process

Dialogue with society. Human rights have been restored in the criminal process

08 July 2021
High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova continues to receive complaints about unfounded and illegal procedural decisions which mainly relate to rejections to initiate criminal proceedings. Last year, there were 1,694 such requests. Citizen O. appealed to High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova because of the refusal to initiate…
Dialogue with society. An artist can lose his studio, becoming a victim of fraud

Dialogue with society. An artist can lose his studio, becoming a victim of fraud

08 July 2021
It is not uncommon for elderly people in Russia to face fraudsters who are trying to take possession of their property and money. It is good when relatives react in time, but there is often no one to protect lonely elderly people, and scammers rub themselves into their trust in order to deceive them later. A well-known artist who has worked for the benefit of the…
07 July 2021
Dialogue with society. The convict was transferred to serve his sentence closer to home

Dialogue with society. The convict was transferred to serve his sentence closer to home

07 July 2021
The possibility to communicate with family and friends is, perhaps, all that connects the convict with the outside world. Social ties are strands of steel, they can unwind for thousands of kilometers, but they never break. In September last year, amendments to the Penal Code entered into force, in order to facilitate convicts’ communication with relatives. Those…
29 June 2021
Dialogue with society. Human rights have been restored in the criminal process

Dialogue with society. Human rights have been restored in the criminal process

29 June 2021
In the work of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, it is always important to receive feedback. It helps not only to correct work, mistakes and increase efficiency, but is also a very important psychological factor for us. Of course, it is always nice to hear warm words of gratitude, to know and see that the work of the staff helps people. Thus,…
Dialogue with society. The rights of the child have been restored

Dialogue with society. The rights of the child have been restored

29 June 2021
The number of complaints about the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of children increased by 30% last year compared to previous periods. Most often, parents disagree with the court’s decision to determine the child’s place of residence and the order of communication with him or her, but there are also many appeals related to non-execution of court decisions. In some…
23 June 2021
Rights to a higher pension restored thanks to improved legislation

Rights to a higher pension restored thanks to improved legislation

23 June 2021
In accordance with Federal Law «On Insurance Pensions», an increased pension should be paid to people who have worked for more than 30 years in the field of agriculture. However, if a person decided to change his place of residence after retirement, for example, to move closer to relatives, then he automatically lost the allowances assigned to him. This fact alone undermined the labor achievements…