Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a regulation on establishing an interagency working group for the implementation of passport and visa documents of a new generation, the press service of the President reported.
The interagency working group was commissioned to create a regulatory and legal basis for the implementation of a state system of producing, issuing and controlling passport and visa documents of a new generation using biometric data. In addition, the group will have to create financial and economic conditions for developing and implementing technologies that are to meet international standards.
Forest fires in Siberia have been raging for three months already. They have become a disaster not only of Russian, but of global scale. The fires have already scorched 12 million hectares of land