On October 30, High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova participated in a meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights chaired by Vladimir Putin.
Participants of the meeting discussed measures aimed at implementing the Concept of state policy on perpetuating the memory of political repression victims. In addition, issues related to the work of the Council for ensuring the environmental rights of citizens, in particular access to information on the state of the environment and the construction of facilities for the processing of domestic waste, were considered.
Opening the meeting, Vladimir Putin requested a minute of silence in commemoration of Elizabeth Glinka and Daniel Dondurey.
"Since our last meeting, we have not had an opportunity to jointly pay tribute to these bright, great people who have done much for the country and for society and, of course, for our Council — this is certainly a very great loss," the Russian President said.
In his speech, Vladimir Putin stressed that human rights institutions and the state need to work together to ensure that these basic rights are strictly observed and citizens really feel confident about their social security.
The President of Russia paid special attention to
Vladimir Putin also noted the role of High Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova in reducing the number of foreign agents among
"On my instructions and on the proposals that followed and which were formulated by many of you, the
In conclusion, Vladimir Putin expressed the opinion that the Council would continue to work for the unification of society, and also act as an objective, wise arbiter in resolving even the most difficult problems.
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