Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko asked the Prosecutor General to deal with the causes of the accident in Norilsk, an official letter the Senator sent to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov.
The document notes that as a result of environmental disaster on 29 may in Norilsk "was a violation of the constitutional rights of local residents, caused irreparable damage to territories of traditional nature use and traditional resources of livelihood of the indigenous minorities of the North, their traditional way of life."
The Committee of the Federation Council on the Federal structure, regional policy and local self-government plans in October to hold a meeting in Norilsk, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday the head of Committee Oleg Melnichenko.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko on Tuesday sent an appeal chamber to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation Igor Krasnov with a request to inspect and identify those responsible in the accident with the oil spill. She also gave instructions to the committees of the Federation Council to hold a meeting in Norilsk.
In the Federation Council, will replace all certificates and badges of senators in connection with the entry into force of the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
These amendments, in particular, have changed the name of the members of the upper house - now they are not members of the Federation Council, and senators.
Russia adequately passed the test of strength during a pandemic coronavirus, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"It was a real test of strength, I believe that we all, citizens of Russia, managed to pass through it," she said on completes the spring parliamentary session of the meeting of the upper house.
The Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko has charged to profile committees to organize a meeting in Norilsk, with the participation of shareholders "Norilsk Nickel" for careful investigation of the situation with the oil spill.
According to her, you need to learn how the company is going to bring the city in order to eliminate the consequences of ecological disaster.
The government promised to ensure that all damages for the accident in Norilsk was not damaged regional and municipal budgets, the damages may be recovered from the personal assets of shareholders or from other sources, but not from income tax, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"Let the government decide, it will be personal funds of shareholders "Norilsk Nickel" or other sources, but not at the expense of the profit tax", - she added.
Senator Alexei Alexandrov is in hospital in serious condition due to the coronavirus, said at the plenary session of the Federation Council Senator Lyudmila Narusova.
"Valentina, you are absolutely right in saying that it is impossible to relax, the virus is everywhere," said Narusova, referring to the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
Russia until the end of the year already to start producing a vaccine for citizens, everyone will be able to be vaccinated, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"If everything will continue in the same vein, I believe that before the end of the year we can already produce the vaccine, and all citizens will be able to get the vaccination," she said at a press conference.
Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko intends to spend a vacation in Russia, a plan to holiday at the seaside.
She admitted she really wants at sea. "Float 2-2. 5 hours every day is my hobby. Love the sea and swim with the head, without hair, without makeup, shorts, t-shirt, this is my dream," she said.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko called an attempt to "demonize" Russia charges Britain in the "intervention" of Moscow in the internal Affairs of this country.
"Of course, this is another attempt to demonize Russia. While Brexit are not affected, and is not credited us back, and remembered about the referendum in 2014. That is the British understand each other, and still blame Russia - actually, it's undignified for a country", - Matvienko said during a press conference on Thursday.
A single election day is to leave in September, this month is the most acceptable, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"With regard to the day of voting - this theme is constantly discussed in political parties, in media, in society and so on. Once again I give my position: we have a huge country, with a large number of time zones, with different climate, and whatever we choose, whatever we day not appointed, he still will not suit everyone. There is no such a perfect month of perfect day that would be suitable for all subjects, for all regions," - said Matvienko at the press conference on Thursday.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko called the new version of the Constitution is absolutely legitimate and stressed that this document is truly national.
"We should not forget that the Constitution of' 93 did not vote Bashkortostan voted Tatarstan and in many regions, too, was not a General legitimacy. Today after the amendment and such a vast number of the population came to vote and support it is possible to say that the Constitution 2020 has an absolute legitimacy. And this is extremely important, it is also necessary to remind", - said Matvienko.
Publications exit poll voting should not be, they can influence the decision of voters, the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"As for the exit poll, you know, do any work, sociology, and so on - is a science, it's a test you should do is specially trained people for this. Sometimes there are exit poll, with questionable accuracy, biased, fake, which, of course, if the vote to publish them, they can certainly influence the opinion of voters," - Matvienko said during a press conference on Thursday.
Russia is ready to build relations with the US under any us President, said the Federation Council speaker Valentine Matvienko during a final briefing on Thursday.
In the United States in November elections of the head of state, this post claimed the incumbent President, Republican Donald trump and Democrat Joe Biden.
The issue of creating a maintenance Fund to solve the debt problem with the child support need to be worked out, said Commissioner for children's rights in the Russian Federation Anna Kuznetsova.
Earlier, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko said that the Federation Council will discuss the possibility of creating in Russia a maintenance Fund to address the debt problems of the alimony. According to Matvienko, the total arrears of alimony in Russia is 156 billion rubles. After Kuznetsova has suggested to toughen responsibility for failure to fulfill maintenance obligations, creating a registry that will entail sanctions measures against defaulters of the alimony.
The Ukrainian authorities must realize their responsibility for the implementation of the Minsk agreements while Kiev's actions are a cause for deep disappointment, said to journalists on Wednesday the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"The settlement in the Donbass possible under any President that has the will to resolve this issue and respect for international legal instruments, adopted by the resolution of the internal Ukrainian conflict. Unfortunately, for the second year of the presidency of Vladimir Zelensky, he was in his election programme were assured that very quickly you will find the solution for a peaceful settlement, but to assess the work of the President of Ukraine is the right of the Ukrainian people, they should assess its activities", - said the speaker.
Russia calls on Baku and Yerevan to resolve the dispute through negotiation, some efforts are undertaken through diplomatic and parliamentary lines, told reporters on Wednesday the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"To me, as Chairman of the IPA CIS had received the complaints of the Chairman of the Armenian Parliament and Chairman of Parliament of Azerbaijan", – said the Senator.
The state Duma Committee on labour and social policy recommended that the lower house of Parliament adopted in first reading the draft law on regulation of remote work. The decision was taken at the Committee meeting on Wednesday.
The draft on regulating remote work was submitted to the state Duma the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators. It provides a systematic processing rules remote operation, the availability of their application, the possibility of combining office and remote work.
The Federation Council will direct the appeal to the foreign Ministry with a request to respond to the situation with RT and Sputnik in the Baltic countries, said the speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko on Wednesday at a meeting of the upper house of the Russian Parliament.
So Matvienko responded to the speech of the head of the interim Commission of the Federation Council on information policy Alexei Pushkov, who said that the Commission considers it necessary to introduce personal sanctions against representatives of the authorities of the Baltic States, took the decision in RT and Sputnik.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko invited the speaker of the French Senate Gerard Larcher to visit Russia.
"Taking this opportunity, I would like to reiterate the invitation to visit Russia on a visit," - said in a telegram sent Matvienko Larcher on the occasion of Bastille Day.
All-Russian competition "Leaders of Russia" allows you to form teams of the future reserve, he has become a social lift for young people, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
Matvienko is a mentor Svetlana Kostikova – one of the winners of the competition in 2019.
Government Commission on legislative activities endorsed the project on regulatory aspects of remote work, but pointed to a number of points that need further improvement, follows from the draft opinion, at the disposal of RIA Novosti.
In June, the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators introduced in the lower house of the Parliament bill on the regulation of remote work.
The speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko considers as a provocation the rumors of a possible denomination of the ruble.
"I think this is an absolute provocation of some unscrupulous people (statements) about the possible denomination of the ruble", - the Senator said Monday at a meeting of the Council for financial market development.
The Ministry of labour and social protection supported the project of amendments to the Labour code of the remote operation mode, which also provides for compensation of electricity costs. This is reported by "Izvestia", citing a draft opinion of the government, prepared by the office.
As follows from the document, working in remote mode has the right to use personal equipment, software and hardware. One of the authors of the bill, the first Deputy Chairman of the Committee on labor, social policy and veterans Affairs Mikhail Tarasenko told "Izvestia" that the remote, in particular, will be able to request a reimbursement of electricity costs and depreciation of a personal computer.
The lack of the slightest progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements by Kiev causes of talk about the possible occurrence of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics in structure of Russia, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
"Such conversations occur on the background of the fact that nothing is happening in the peaceful settlement of the situation in the DNI and LC. Unfortunately, today there is no will or other circumstances, but we do not see the slightest progress on the part of Ukraine in the implementation of the Minsk agreements", - she told reporters.
The speaker of the Libyan Parliament akila Saleh said in an interview with RIA Novosti that he discussed during his visit to Moscow whether in Eastern Libya to dialogue with the national consensus Government (NTC), based in Tripoli, and whether to wait for the arrival in Russia of the commander of the Libyan national army (LNA) Khalifa the Haftarot. He also said, what are the prospects for the return of Libya to the agreements OPEC and OPEC , explained how the revenues should be shared from the Libyan oil, and appreciated the role of Russia, USA, Turkey and other powers in the North African country.
The speaker's ruling in Eastern Libya the house of representatives (Parliament) of akila Saleh said in an interview with RIA Novosti that the head of the Libyan national army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar is in constant contact with the Russian side.
"Marshal (Khalifa Haftar) was in Russia in late may. With him, the Russian side is in constant contact, he will come to Moscow as soon as in need," said Saleh after his talks in Moscow with foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
The Federation Council looked forward to the strengthening of inter-parliamentary cooperation with the Chamber of deputies of Libya, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko at the meeting with the head of the Libyan Parliament Saleh Agil.
"A powerful argument - that enhanced cooperation at parliamentary level, we are confident that it will become practical basis," she said.
The speaker's ruling in Eastern Libya the house of representatives (Parliament) of akila Saleh paid a visit to Moscow, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the meeting Abdullah Bilhac.
According to Bilhana traveling Saleh, accompanied by the Minister of foreign Affairs of the government in the East of the country.
All the laws necessary to implement the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, can be accepted in July, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
We are talking about approximately 90 laws, said Matvienko.
A week long experience of vote support in the regions, in the future, you can vote in the next 3-4 days, said the head of the Duma Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov.
Earlier, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has proposed to think about how to spread the voting over several days and the elections, too.
The foreign Ministry of Russia expects in the future a number of actions for parliaments: this year's planned parliamentary summit of the Shanghai cooperation Organization, next year's forum, the Eurasian countries, and will host the 2022 world conference on interreligious and inter-ethnic dialogue, said the Deputy Director of the Department for relations with Federation subjects, Parliament and public associations Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexey Golub.
"In the future, expect a range of activities at the parliamentary level. This year is the parliamentary summit of the Shanghai cooperation Organization, the following is a major Women's forum of the countries of Eurasia, which in part can be considered global and which the Council of the Federation takes an active part," said Golub, speaking at a round table in the Federation Council on the occasion of the International day of Russian parliamentarianism.
LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky believes that the elections should be conducted in the spring and during the week, with more widespread use of electronic voting.
Earlier, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has proposed to discuss the possibility of extending the vote for several days that applies in the General election on amendments to the Constitution, and the elections.
Russian parliamentarians promote the implementation of effective domestic and foreign policy of the country, actively oppose hostile challenges, and ensure the implementation of constitutional rights and freedoms of citizens, said in greeting of the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko to the International day of Russian parliamentarianism.
According to her, guided by the principles of democracy, openness and accountability to the electorate, they make decisions that allow you to consistently strengthen the economy and social sphere, reliably protecting our national interests.
Started the last day of remote electronic voting for amendments to the Constitution.
Electronic voting started on June 25 in Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod region. The inhabitants of these regions will have a chance to vote online to 20.00 Tuesday.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko has proposed to discuss the possibility of extending the vote for several days and the elections.
"We need to think of it, maybe we also continue to use this feature. Citizens prefer to come at a time when they can afford it. And subject to sanitary and epidemiological requirements - no lines, no crowds - voting absolutely safe", - she said to journalists in St. Petersburg, where he took part in the voting on the amendments to the Constitution.
The Federation Council tomorrow will begin active work to ensure the legislation announced on Tuesday by the President, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"Given the enormous social importance of the announced measures, we parliamentarians from tomorrow to actively take up the work. And I'm sure will promptly provide legislative support for the proposals and orders of the President," she told reporters.
Meeting of the heads of States permanent members of the UN security Council will give a chance for the development of the new agenda in international relations, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
During the videoconference with the head of the French Senate Gerard Larcher Matvienko noted that 30 years ago was signed the Charter of Paris, and then Europe had all the possibilities for enterprises.
Moscow and Paris should get together to make the Eurasian initiative, which will be the means of balanced cooperation, said the Chairman of the French Senate Gerard Larcher.
On Tuesday in a videoconference held talks with Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Chairman of the French Senate Gerard Larcher.
The President of the French Senate Gerard Larcher expressed his regret at the continuing anti-Russian sanctions, and noted that the resolution of the upper house of Parliament calling for relief of the sanctions regime is still relevant.
On Tuesday in a videoconference held talks with Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko, Chairman of the French Senate Gerard Larcher.
The article of President Vladimir Putin about the Second world war should be on Board Russian politicians when working in schools with young people and voters, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
Putin wrote an article about the Second world war. Publication in English is called "the Actual lessons of the 75th anniversary of the Second world war." In Russia article was published under the title "75 years of Victory: a shared responsibility before history and the future". The President of Russia has expressed his views on the Second world war, its causes and perception in the modern world. He also urged partners to preserve the historical truth based on facts, and discuss the events of the past critically and impartially.
The government's introduction of benefits for students for travel in compartment cars of trains will allow students to comfortably travel around the country, said Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
The Russian government previously approved a discount of 50% on tickets in a compartment of double-Decker trains for children older than 10 years.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko congratulated medical workers with their upcoming professional holiday and said that I heartily thank them for their daily heroism at work.
The day of the doctor is celebrated in Russia on the third Sunday of June - this year it falls on 21-e number.
The article of Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined the basis for the formation of approaches to ensuring international security, Western politicians have already started to study it, says the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
Earlier, the Russian leader published an article on the Second world war. In it he, in particular, stressed that the Soviet Union made three-quarters of the military contribution to the defeat of Nazism.
The situation in which the Western governments were forced to dismantle or repair the monuments, was "started" by them, when the destruction of monuments to Soviet soldiers, convinced the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"When demolition of the monument to our soldiers who laid down their lives for the liberation of Europe, they (Western governments) think that this is not about them. And now look what is happening in Europe and the United States - the demolition of the monuments of their national leaders, national heroes. They started this process and now they handed it all to the fullest," said Matviyenko at the meeting of the Federation Council.
The speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko instructed to prepare an appeal to the head of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin about the need for labeling of bottled mineral water.
The head of the working group of the Council of Federation Sergey Mitin at the plenary meeting on Wednesday said that now because of the pandemic coronavirus move all the deadlines for mandatory labeling of mineral water.
Amendments to the Labour code, which will regulate the rules for remote work, if adopted, will help to protect the rights of both staff and employers, says associate Professor of civil and legal disciplines of REU them. G. V. Plekhanov Natalia Svechnikova.
Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators introduced earlier Tuesday, the lower house of Parliament the draft law on regulation of remote work. The head of the Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov told the news Agency that the law may be passed in the current session.
The largest Russian operators support the idea of the draft law on remote work, many companies have already transferred part of the staff on this format, respondents reported RIA Novosti the representatives of the operators.
Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as a group of deputies and senators introduced earlier Tuesday, the lower house of Parliament the draft law on regulation of remote work. The head of the state Duma Committee on labour and social policy Yaroslav Nilov told RIA Novosti that the bill may be passed in the current session.
Regions complain about the lack in selling non-contact thermometers, and a significant increase of their cost, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"The requirement of non-contact thermometers are correct, but from many regions come to the message that they are not for sale", - said the speaker, referring to the head of Ministry of health Michael Murashko on Tuesday during a meeting with members of the Council under RF President on implementation of state policy in the sphere of protection of family and children.
Russians voting on July 1 will support the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, including the social block, said Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
"The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has repeatedly said that the traditions of the peoples of Russia have always had special respect for the child. It is our intrinsic value. What unites us and what we truly cherish," said the speaker on Tuesday at a meeting with members of the presidential Council of the Russian Federation on realization of state policy in the sphere of protection of family and children.
More than 480 thousand Russian families have received the certificate on the parent capital from the beginning of the year, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.
"I want to say that since the beginning of the year and at the beginning of the day 482 thousand families have received the state certificate for maternity capital", - Golikova said at the meeting of Chairman of Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko with members of the Council under RF President on implementation of state policy in the sphere of protection of family and children and with representatives of the regions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which a nationwide vote on the adoption of amendments to the Constitution will be held on 1 July.
The head of state urged Russians to take active part in it. He recalled that the Basic law defines the basics of "the life of our country, our lives and our children."
The speaker of Council of Federation Valentina Matvienko considers "precise and sophisticated" date of voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, scheduled for 1 July.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a decree on appointment of July 1, the date of voting on amendments to the Constitution.
Protection of the rights and interests of young Russians is the cornerstone of social policy, the task of companies is to make their childhood happy, the younger generation to instill the love for his family, to his home and Fatherland, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.
In congratulating the speaker, dedicated to June 1 - International children's day noted that "it is a celebration of every family and of all multinational Russian people".