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Commissioner for Human Rights in Chelyabinsk Region Margarita Pavlova secured insurance and benefit payments for relatives of a conscript who had died in army. 5,700,000 roubles have already been entered in accounts of the serviceman’s relatives. The term of investigation into the conscript’s death has been prolonged till 5 September.
The first beach in Anapa fully equipped for people with disabilities has been opened under the aegis of the Krystal Rehabilitation Centre. The project has been supported by the city administration and Commissioner for Human Rights in Krasnodar Territory Sergey Myshak.
Human Rights Commissioner in Kaluga Region signed cooperation agreement with Regional Election Commission
Commissioner for Human Rights in Kaluga Region Yuri Zelnikov signed a cooperation and interaction agreement with Chairman of the Election Commission of Kaluga Region.
On 1 July, a meeting devoted to the outcomes of the work of the Commissioner for human rights in the Republic of Tatarstan and public assistants of the Commissioner in the first half of 2016 took place. Sariya Saburskaya thanked the public assistants for the efficient work, promt response to citizens' complaints, and participation in the public life of the Republic.
On 27 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Mari El Irina Tatarinova and the Department of Federal Bailiffs Service of Russia renewed cooperation agreement and discussed possibilities of joint activities.
On 27 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Ulyanovsk Region Lyudmila Krutilina held a direct line on pressing issues of medical and social expert examination. A representative of the Medical and Social Expert Examination Bureau participated in the direct line.
Commissioner for Human Rights in
On 24 June, Commissioner for Human Rights in Bryansk Region Vyacheslav Tulupov attended an opening of new medical unit in the Starodub maximum security correctional facility (Correctional Facility No. 5 of the Bryansk Region General Department of the FPS of Russia). The ceremony was also attended by representatives of local authorities, the FPS officials, and human rights protection activists.
With the assistance of Commissioner for Human Rights in Penza Region Elena Rogova, power supply has been restored in the country house of a disabled resident of Penza. The chairman of gardeners' association, who had illegally cut off the electricity in the country house, was held liable for the administrative offence.
On 14–17 June, the XII Conference of the Arctic Region Parliamentarians took place in Ulan-Ude . A representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia, Chief of Forward Planning and Preparation of Reports Section Marina Stepanova took part in the conference. She made a presentation on the topic ‘Protection of rights of indigenous minorities as one of the lines of the High Commissioner’s activity’.