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Law on improving state support measures for public associations of people with disabilities

July 14, 2012

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Amendments to Articles 4 and 33 of the Federal Law On Social Protection for People with Disabilities in the Russian Federation and Federal Law On the General Principles of Local Self-Government Organisation in the Russian Federation.

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Law on ratification of Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities

May 3, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities submitted to State Duma for ratification

April 10, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev submitted to the State Duma for ratification the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, which was signed on behalf of the Russian Federation on September 24, 2008 in New York.

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Instructions aimed at resolving problems facing people with disabilities

November 25, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev approved a list of instructions drawn up following a meeting with people with disabilities and members of NGOs representing their interests on November 16, 2011. 

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Discussion on social rehabilitation and barrier-free environment for the disabled

November 16, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev met with disabled persons and representatives of NGOs uniting people with disabilities.

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Meeting with representatives of public organisations for disabled persons

October 13, 2011

The meeting focused, in particular, on social and medical support for persons with disabilities, the creation of a barrier-free environment, as well as ways to improve the legislation on the rights of persons with disabilities.

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Law on improving mechanisms for ensuring citizens’ electoral rights

June 14, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed Federal Law On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation to Improve Mechanisms for Ensuring Citizens’ Electoral Rights.

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Visiting GAOORDI St Petersburg Association of Societies of Parents of Disabled Children

May 20, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev visited the St Petersburg Association of Societies of Parents of Disabled Children and learned about the activities of the association.

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Visit to Children’s Neuropsychiatric Hospital

May 5, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev toured the hospital and talked with the doctors and parents of the children undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Tags: children, disabled individuals, healthcare, social services

Dmitry Medvedev signed several laws on social insurance and social services

December 9, 2010

In particular, the laws determine the amount of compensation for various types of insurance, the procedure for paying compensation to people with disabilities for the purchase of equipment required for rehabilitation and services, and the procedure for providing health resort treatments to certain categories of citizens.

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Working meeting with Healthcare and Social Development Minister Tatyana Golikova

September 20, 2010

Improving pensioners’ living standards and protecting senior citizens’ rights have to become action priorities for the state authorities, Dmitry Medvedev stressed at a meeting with Healthcare and Social Development Minister Tatyana Golikova.

Tags: disabled individuals, healthcare, medicines, regions, social services

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