The impact of information technology on human health needs to be given attention in the school curricula on life safety and Informatics, said the Vice-speaker of the state Duma Irina Yarovaya. This opinion was expressed at a conference on "the Prevention of suicide among minors", according to "Parlamentskaya Gazeta" on Monday, March 20.
The MP said he has already sent a letter to the Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva to develop methodical recommendations for teachers and parents to identify students who come under the influence of gaming and Internet addiction.
In addition, it proposed to require the Commission on Affairs of minors and protection of their rights, as well as specialized police units to identify and prevent cases of involvement by adults of children in illegal activities, dangerous to their lives.
"The organs and institutions of the system of prevention of neglect and offenses of minors should actively interact and engage in work to identify suicidal content and children involved in a dangerous game," — said Yarovaya.
Presidential Commissioner for children's rights Anna Kuznetsova at the meeting noted that the increase in the number of suicides in Russia in 2016 amounted to almost 60 percent. One of the reasons for this phenomenon she called the activity "groups of death" in social networks, according to RIA Novosti.
10 March, the Russian government supported a bill to increase criminal liability for declination of minors to suicide, which introduced the lower chamber of the Spring. We are talking about the possibility of introducing in the criminal code a new article which assumes punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term up to six years for the creation of the so-called "groups of death", says the "parliamentary newspaper".
President Vladimir Putin instructed the defense Ministry and the FSB to protect Russia's national interests in the Arctic, also to ensure the normal functioning of the Northern sea route. He declared it during meeting concerning development of the Arctic island of Alexandra Land archipelago Franz-Joseph.
More than half of the Russian party presented to the Central election Commission reports that show accounts with no funds, said Deputy Chairman of the Central electoral Commission Nikolay Bulaev. "Of the 76 political parties submitting to the Commission information for the fourth quarter, 40 introduced the "zero reporting"" he said.
President Vladimir Putin during the visit to the archipelago Franz-Joseph glacier-carved from several pieces. The head of state with ice pick carved them from blocks of ice and gave it to the researchers. With the help of air bubbles inside these pieces scientists can study the composition of Earth's atmosphere.
In the USA the employee of the state Department is accused of making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence, which gave her and her family members gifts and benefits.
Russians Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasova and take third place in the short program at the world figure skating Championships in Helsinki. The pair scored 79,37 points. The first place belongs to the representatives of China sui Wenjing and Han Cong, the assets of which 81.23 points.
"Barcelona" will offer Argentine striker Lionel Messi a contract under which he will receive 35 million euros per season. According to Spanish publication Marca, both parties are interested in the extension of the agreement, the validity of which ends in the summer of 2018.