Ukrainian refugees in Ryazan are forced to drop their complaints about detention conditions, threatened with eviction – Kommersant

Ukrainian refugees, including those from the “DPR” and “LPR”, are being forced to withdraw their signatures under a complaint about the conditions of detention in the Golden Mile hotel in Ryazan. They are threatened with eviction from the temporary accommodation center (TAC). 338 people live in the hotel. This was reported by Kommersant with reference to a volunteer who wished not to disclose her name. The information was also confirmed by the Civic Assistance Committee.

“I received a threat that now they will check me on how much money I help. People refuse to sign, everyone is afraid. Now they are forced to write a refutation under pain of eviction,” said the volunteer.

Due to the fact that the hotel administration and Ryazan officials began to put pressure on refugees and volunteers, forcing them to renounce their claims, Civic Assistance intends to turn to Tatyana Moskalkova, Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.

Information about the poor conditions of detention appeared on July 22. Ukrainian refugees wrote a collective complaint and sent it to the first deputy chairman of the government of the Ryazan region Anna Roslyakova, regional ombudsman Natalya Epikhina and the prosecutor's office.

They complained about the poor provision of drinking water, food, medicines and personal hygiene products, as well as illegal extortions from the TAP administration for photographs for documents and a questionnaire for receiving state assistance. It became known that a child with epilepsy is not provided with the necessary drug depakine.

At the same time, Ryazan Commissioner for Human Rights Natalia Epikhina claims that the refugees live in “very good conditions”, their rights are not violated, and “people are grateful to Ryazan residents for being placed in TAPs.” According to the Commissioner for Human Rights, the girls erroneously signed an appeal to the regional authorities, and "their signatures were used for ungrateful purposes."

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