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Instructions following the plenary session of the 6th Truth and Justice Independent Regional and Local Media Forum

July 20, 2019

The President approved a list of instructions following the plenary session of the 6thTruth and Justice Independent Regional and Local Media Forum, held by the Russian Popular Front on May 16, 2019.

Instructions to the Government concern, in particular, the construction of corporate housing for participants in the County Doctor and County Teacher programmes; the use of federal budget subsidies allocated to the regions for buying medical equipment for families, as well as medicine, including painkillers; attracting investment to finance the preservation, maintenance and use of facilities on the Unified State Register of Cultural Heritage Sites of the Russian Federation; implementation of improvement projects in towns and villages; provision of housing for orphans and children left without parental care.

Instructions to the Government also pertain to ensuring the digital broadcasting of regional/municipal television channels; improvement of legislation on protection of children from information harmful to their health and development; taking into consideration public opinion and ensuring compliance with public control procedures during the construction of waste (including solid municipal waste) disposal sites.

The Government, together with the supreme executive bodies of the regions, is to ensure the provision of meals for students of federal and municipal schools, by making, if necessary, relevant amendment to legislation; ensure public access to and the transparency of information on measures of social protection stipulated by federal and regional laws, including through publication of this information on websites of relevant bodies of authority.

Separate instructions to the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Federal City of Sevastopol concern the construction of medical facilities and the provision of medical services in Sevastopol.

The Government and the Russian Popular Front are to prepare and submit proposals on improving legislation on the prevention of forest fires.

Instructions to various agencies cover practical matters that must be dealt with in the Russian regions.

Recommendations for the heads of supreme bodies of executive authority in the regions provide for organising, together with local governments, the monitoring of media outlets in order to identify reports on infringements on Russian laws as well as on the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of citizens. In addition to this, they are to create a mechanism for taking effective measures to cut short such infringements.

July 20, 2019