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During his working visit, Andrei Babushkin was accompanied by Deputy Head of the Territorial Authority Alexander Stepanishchev, Assistant Head for Observance of Human Rights in the Penitentiary System Nikolai Khramkov and Ombudsman for Human Rights in the Yaroslavl Region Sergei Baburkin.

When visiting correctional colony No. 1, the well-known human rights activist checked the quality of food for the convicts and the living conditions. The public observer visited locked rooms and detachments with various conditions for serving sentences, production sites, inquired about the range of products and prices in the colony’s store.

In pre-trial detention center No. 1, Andrei Babushkin paid special attention to the conditions of detention of minors, the observance of the temperature regime and sanitary conditions in the premises of the regime institution.

During his visit to the institutions, the human rights defender held a reception on personal matters with suspects, accused and convicted persons, who had the opportunity to contact him with various questions.

At the end of the working visit, the representative of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights held a final meeting with the management of IK-1 and SIZO-1, where recommendations were given to improve their further activities.

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