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High Commissioner secured justice for elderly disabled woman
With the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia a criminal investigation into fraud has been launched. Therefore, the right of elderly disabled woman S. to access to justice has been restored.
Bashkortostan resident acquitted in Supreme Court
After interference of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia the rights of a Bashkortostan resident to fair court hearing was restored.
Orphan’s right to housing reinstated
On 28 July, the Ostankinskiy District Court of Moscow granted a judgment to an orphan girl and held that she must be provided with housing from the specialised residential fund of Moscow. That was the result of the High Commissioner’s request sent to the Judicial Chamber on Civil Cases of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation. The Supreme Court has reversed previous judgments in the case and has forwarded the case to the court of the first instance.
Right of Novgorod resident to access to justice restored
After interference of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation the order to suspend investigation into the criminal case about a road accident, which caused death of a man, has been revoked and the case given back to be investigated additionally. It was reported in letter of reply received from the Novgorod Prosecutor’s Office in July.
Law on state cadastral valuation elaborated with assistance of High Commissioner enters in force in 2017
The Federal Law On the State Cadastral Valuation signed by the President of the Russian Federation on 3 June 2016 took into account several remarks and proposals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation. The law enters in force in 2017.
Adygea сitizen’s right to judicial protection reinstated
With the assistance of the High Commissioner the right of a citizen of Adygea to judicial protection has been reinstated. On 28 July, the Presidium of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Adygea vacated the ruling of the Tahtamukaysky District Court and the decision of the Judicial Chamber on Criminal Cases of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Adygea. The action was withdrawn for the absence of elements of a crime.
Right of orphaned brothers to live together restored
With the assistance of the High Commissioner, a seventeen year old teenager will be able to live with his brother in a foster family. The Social Security Department of Moscow decided to grant the request of a Moscow couple to let the two boys live in their foster care.
Dual citizen allowed to leave Turkmenistan for treatment abroad
With the assistance of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation dual citizen of Russia and Turkmenistan managed to leave Turkmenistan for treatment abroad. On 15 July, Lyudmila Volkova left for Moscow.
Law on bases of prevention of offences took into account comments of High Commissioner
The Federal Law On Bases of System of Prevention of Offences in the Russian Federation signed by President of Russia on 23 June took into account comments and proposals of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.
Participants in special operation in Syria received status of veterans
On June 3, the President of the Russian Federation signed a law that gives the status of veterans to the Russian military personnel having participated in special operations in Syria. The proposal to elaborate and adopt such a law was made by the High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation on 1 October 2015, while in the Annual Report 2015 she suggested that the Government of the Russian Federation facilitated amending the Law On Veterans.