The Federation Council will replace senators with certificates and badges for the adoption of the amendments

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.

Also, she said, will be replaced all badges of the members of the Federation Council.

"Before there was impersonal written "Federation Council" will now be "Senator of the Russian Federation," said Matvienko.

In her words, "a very correct and timely" decision.

As stated in the adopted by the Federation Council decision, new certificates and badges will be made until October 1 of this year, the exchange of old documents and badges at the new will be completed before 31 December 2020.