Rus News Journal

Newsmaker`s diary

the Chairman of the council of federation Vladimir Shumejko was present at session of parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe at Strasbourg where he heads Russian parliamentary delegations.

the Chairman of the State Duma Ivan Rybkin has held plenary session of the lower chamber of parliament (p. 3 more in detail see).

the First vitse - the prime minister of the government Oleg Soskovets participated in session of council about personnel selection at the president of Russia who had closed character. Then has held working meetings concerning medical insurance and to development of the Arkhangelsk region.

Vitse - prime minister Alexander Shokhin has held session American - the Russian chamber of commerce. P. 3 more in detail see.

Vitse - the prime minister of the government Sergey Shahraj has given in the State Duma a press - conference. It has initiated creations of a special board of guardians on local government into which representatives of Presidential Administration, parliament, the government, regions, public associations could enter. The council purpose vitse - the prime minister named association of efforts of imperious and public structures on development of high-grade reform of local government.

Vitse - prime minister Alexander Zaverjuha has met the assistant to the head of administration of the Kemerovo region.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Andrey Kozyrev has returned from Spain (p. 3 more in detail see).

the Minister of external economic relations Oleg Davidov has arrived in Marokesh for participation in summit GATT. More in detail about it is on p. 4.

the Chairman of the Duma committee on the property, privatisation and economic activities Sergey Burkov has spent a press - conference following the results of the first stage of the parliamentary hearings devoted to privatisation. According to the deputy, hearings have already shown that any offers on a privatisation suspension are insolvent - the Duma can quite co-operate with the government in working out of strategy of privatisation . The definitive position of parliament will be developed at the second stage of hearings planned for April, 19th. Then the member of parliament together with the vice-president of the State Property Committee Dmitry Vasilevym participated in a seminar on privatisation problems in Russian - American a press - the centre (p. 3 see).

the Parliamentary floor leader the Choice of Russia the director of Institute of economic problems of a transition period Egor Gaydar has spent a press - the conference devoted to results of the first development cycle of strategy of economic policy of Yaroslavl region. The institute custom-makes this work of regional administration.