The President of Russia conveyed a message to the King of Bahrain, Matvienko said

MOSCOW, 5 Dec – Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko, who is in Bahrain on an official visit, will convey to the King of Bahrain a message from Russian President Vladimir Putin, which says about the need to deepen cooperation. “The leaders of our countries, between which a relationship of trust has been established, attach particular … Read more

Matvienko asked Bahrain to speed up work on a visa-free regime

MOSCOW, 5 Dec – Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, who is in Bahrain on an official visit, appealed to the head of the country’s Advisory Council, Ali Ben Saleh al-Saleh, with a request to take control of the negotiation of a Russian-Bahraini intergovernmental agreement on a visa-free regime for citizens of both countries. … Read more

Moscow and Minsk will not allow rewriting the history of the war, Matvienko said

MOSCOW, Dec 3 – Russia and Belarus will not allow anyone to rewrite the history of the Great Patriotic War and belittle the scale of the feat of the Soviet people, said Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko. “We will not allow anyone to rewrite the heroic pages of our common past, to belittle the scale … Read more

Matvienko called the condition for additional gas supplies to Europe

MOSCOW, Dec 1 – Russia, as a responsible state, will fulfill all its obligations to supply gas to Europe, but in the event of severe winters, only Nord Stream 2 will be able to meet all the gas needs of the Europeans, said Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko. Nord Stream 2 ensures the reliability of … Read more

Matvienko was re-elected as the head of the IPA CIS Council

MOSCOW, 25 Nov – The Council of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member States has re-elected Speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko as its chairman. At a meeting on Thursday, all heads of national delegations voted for her candidacy. The Council organizes the activities of the Interparliamentary Assembly, is … Read more

Matvienko expressed condolences to the families of those killed at the mine "Leafy"

MOSCOW, 25 Nov – Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko expressed her sincere condolences to the families of miners who died on Thursday at the Listvyazhnaya mine in Kuzbass as a result of an emergency. “I ask you to convey my sincere condolences to the families of the dead miners. I share their grief … Read more

Matvienko expressed condolences over the death of people in an accident in Bulgaria

MOSCOW, 23 Nov – Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko on behalf of herself and on behalf of the upper house of the Russian parliament expressed condolences in connection with the tragic consequences of an accident in Bulgaria with a passenger bus from North Macedonia. “In Russia, the news of the numerous victims was … Read more

The Federation Council proposed to create a commission to regulate food prices

MOSCOW, 19 Nov – The Federation Council plans to create a commission to develop legislative measures to regulate food prices, Senator Yevgeny Savchenko made such a proposal at a meeting of the chamber on Friday. “I propose to create a commission to develop legislative measures to regulate prices in the domestic market, regardless of changes … Read more

The Federation Council will consider the issue of sending paper QR codes

The Federation Council Committee on Social Policy, together with the Ministry of Digital Development, will consider the issue of sending paper QR codes to elderly, people with limited mobility and residents of remote villages who do not use mobile devices, such an order was given to the committee at a meeting of the chamber on … Read more

Gunzburg: research will decide on the use of a nasal vaccine

The question of using a nasal vaccine against a new coronavirus infection instead of vaccination will be decided during clinical trials, there is no definite answer yet, said Alexander Gintsburg, director of the Gamaleya Center. …

Matvienko appreciated the appointment of Lvova-Belova as children’s ombudsman

MOSCOW, October 28 – The president’s decision to appoint Senator Maria Lvova-Belova as children’s ombudsman is accurate and correct, said Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed Senator Lvova-Belova the Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Russian Federation. “The President made a very accurate and correct decision to appoint Maria … Read more

Matvienko complained that there are no women in the LDPR faction in the State Duma

MOSCOW, October 27 – Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko criticized Vladimir Zhirinovsky in connection with the absence of women in the LDPR faction in the State Duma. “According to the results of the elections to the State Duma from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia, if I’m not mistaken, we are now completing the analysis, … Read more