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MOSCOW, May 30. /TASS/. Members of the Russian Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights start the series of visits to regions of the North Caucasus Federal District.
"It will be a retreat session of the Council in the North Caucasus Federal District. We start in Dagestan and finish in Pyatigorsk, the capital of the district. Chechnya is definitely on the list as well," Council’s Chairman Mikhail Fedotov told TASS on Monday.
Council members will visit social institutions (kindergartens, neuropsychiatric foster homes, centers for homeless persons, nursing homes) and detention facilities (prisons, jails, police departments). The Council members will also meet with heads of regions, including with Chechnya’s head Ramzan Kadyrov, and will talk to ordinary residents in every district to "find out about real problems that people have there."
According to the information published on the official website of the Council, human rights activists will visit Dagestan on May 30-31. They will visit Chechnya on June 1-2, Ingushetia - on June 2-3, South Ossetia - on June 3-4, Kabardino-Balkaria - on June 4-5, Karachay-Cherkessia - on June 6-7, and Stavropol - on June 7-10.