The resolution on the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the universal Declaration of democracy should be spelled out that democracy is not a concept exclusively of Western origin, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Her words are included in the press release, the upper house of Parliament, arrived in edition "Tapes.ru" on Monday, March 20.
The document will be approved at the 137th session of the inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), which will be held in Saint Petersburg in October.
"Democracy, as enshrined in the universal Declaration, is a worldwide idea. It should be implemented taking into account the diversity of experiences and cultural particularities without compromising the generally accepted principles, norms and standards," the MP said at a meeting of the organizing Committee of the session of the IPU.
In her opinion, the development of the resolution will allow the participants of an international organization "to reaffirm their commitment to a secure world".
14 March, the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov expressed the view that Russia needs to introduce monarchy. In his view, democracy "in the form of permissiveness" there is no benefit.
1 December 2016 during the annual address to the Federal Assembly, President Vladimir Putin said, that Russia will continue a course on the development of a democratic political system.
The inter-parliamentary Union adopted a Universal Declaration on democracy, enshrining its principles in 1997.
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.