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30 December 2015

Right to recover debts protected

30 December 2015

The letter of gratitude received by the High Commissioner’s Office on 15 December 2015 said that only after interference of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Mr S. managed to have the court order entitling him to recover debts from Credit Europe Bank Ltd. implemented.

23 December 2015
Imprisoned mother’s right to see her child protected

Imprisoned mother’s right to see her child protected

23 December 2015

Following the interviews held in detention centres of Mordovia by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the imprisoned mother’s right to see her preteen son was protected. An official response to the High Commissioner’s request was received on 26 October 2015 from the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Adygea.

17 December 2015
Rights of bona fide purchaser protected

Rights of bona fide purchaser protected

17 December 2015

On 3 December, having considered a petition of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation acknowledged the property rights of Mr  V. to  an apartment in Moscow. Previous decisions violating rights of the complainant to fair justice and judicial protection were revoked.

08 December 2015

Former citizen of Kazakhstan to obtain legitimate grounds for residence in Russia

08 December 2015

Last autumn, after multiple requests of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation to competent authorities, the Federal Migration Service of Russia (FMS of Russia) adopted a decision to assist Mr M., a former citizen of Kazakhstan, in obtaining legitimate grounds for his residence in Russia.

04 December 2015

Daughter received pension savings of late mother

04 December 2015

On 13 October, with assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Ms P., being the legal successor of her deceased mother, received pension savings of the latter.

Access to justice protected in Republic of Sakha

04 December 2015

On 20 October 2015, following appeals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities of the Republic of Sakha, the Yakutsk City Court convicted Mr M., whose actions caused child’s death.

03 December 2015
Right of residents of ‘New Moscow’ area to take part in housing programmes of Moscow protected by Supreme Court’s landmark decision

Right of residents of ‘New Moscow’ area to take part in housing programmes of Moscow protected by Supreme Court’s landmark decision

03 December 2015

On 25 November, having agreed with the arguments of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, the Supreme Court reinstated the right of Ms P., residing in the ‘New Moscow’ area, to participate in housing programmes of the capital city. The landmark decision is intended to eliminate discrimination of all residents of ‘New Moscow’. According to the official data, the population of the area has reached 300,000.

26 November 2015

Case on disobedience to police officer closed

26 November 2015

On 8 October, following an appeal of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, a case on administrative offence committed by citizen S. was closed. Previous decisions of the Tuapsinksiy District Court of Krasnodar Territory and the Krasnodar Territory Court were revoked.

24 November 2015

Student's right to social benefits protected

24 November 2015

The right of Ms Sh. to receive survivor’s pension until she graduates from the educational institution has been protected following multiple appeals sent by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia to competent authorities. 

Almost punished twice for one crime

24 November 2015

Following an appeal of High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Ella Pamfilova to Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Lebedev, the sentence receivd by convict P. was annulled on 10 September 2015. The criminal prosecution was ceased and the applicant was clarified on his right to rehabilitation.