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Acting President Vladimir Putin signed the decree ”On the special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation responsible for protecting human rights and freedoms in the Chechen Republic.“

February 17, 2000

Vladimir Kalamanov was appointed the president's special human rights envoy in Chechnya.

Under the decree, the envoy will ensure that the head of state will be able to perform his constitutional function as the guarantor of human rights and freedoms in the region. The envoy will also liaise with international and foreign public and non-government organisations in order to work out a coordinated approach to protecting human rights in Chechnya.

February 17, 2000