Analysis of the social restrictions on the rights of individuals in Russia

Volume 4, Number 1, 2019, P. 25–30


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Problems of realization of human rights and freedoms are the most significant and discussed both in scientific communities and in practical circles. And this subject is of interest not only for lawyers, but also for representatives of other social sciences, as issues related to the implementation of human rights and freedoms cover all spheres of social activity. In recent years, there has been increasing talk of the legitimacy and effectiveness of restrictions on human rights and freedoms. In this case, the article draws attention to social human rights, which are limited by the state in order to optimize the ongoing processes. Social rights of subjects are the most significant and acute, because they are associated with the life support and well-being of individuals. The social reforms carried out in the last few years have been viewed negatively by the public, as they put a person in an unfavourable position, infringing on his rights and interests. The legislator, implementing legal regulation and introducing various kinds of restrictions, does not always see the limits, exceeding of which can lead to irreversible processes in society and a loss of state authority as a whole. The article highlights the need of the legislative authority to address changes in the social sphere in a more substantive and valuable way, to impose reasonable restrictions, as the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation also states in its legal position, and to understand that the welfare of the state directly depends on the well-being of a particular person.


social rights, restrictions on social human rights, human rights and freedoms, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, restrictions


Inara D. Yagofarova, Cand. Sci. (Juridical Sciences), Associate Professor of Competition Law and Antimonopoly Regulation Department of the Ural State Economy University, Ekaterinburg, Russia

For citation:

Yagofarova I.D. Analysis of the social restrictions on the rights of individuals in Russia. Sotsial’naya kompetentnost’ = Social Competence. 2019, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 25–30. (In Russ.).


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