Putin Instructed to Prepare Measures to Prevent Torture in Colonies
OREANDA-NEWS. "The Ministry of Justice of Russia, together with the General Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation, to analyze the practice of applying the criminal-executive legislation of the Russian Federation and, if necessary, prepare proposals aimed at preventing the use of illegal methods of influence against persons in custody and sentenced to imprisonment," the document says.
According to its text, both departments must submit their proposals in the report by June 1. Minister of Justice Konstantin Chuychenko and Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov were appointed responsible for the execution of the order.
Earlier that day, the head of state instructed the government to submit proposals by February 15 to provide medicines for children with serious illnesses from 2022 after they reach the age of 18.
In addition, Putin's instruction to the Cabinet of Ministers was made public to take measures to stabilize coal prices and ensure its constant supply by August 1. At the same time, by March 1, the Russian government and Gazprom must submit proposals for accelerated gasification in Dagestan.
In addition, the list of instructions includes the issue of considering proposals to expand the contribution of industrial companies to the construction of housing and social infrastructure facilities.
The Cabinet will also consider measures to provide the necessary infrastructure for plots given to large families.
Among other things, the government was instructed to take measures to develop the railway connection between Yoshkar-Ola and other cities.