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Law specifying responsibilities of regional and municipal authorities to protect rights of ethnic minorities

February 6, 2019

Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Law On Amending Articles 21 and 263 of the Federal Law On Basic Principles of Organising Legislative (Representative) and Executive Government Bodies in Regions of the Russian Federation and Articles 15 and 16 of the Federal Law On the Basic Principles of Organising Local Governance in the Russian Federation.

The Federal Law specifies the responsibilities of Russia's regional government bodies and local authorities under the law to protect the rights of ethnic minorities, such as small indigenous ethnic groups, in the Russian Federation.

February 6, 2019