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.
During the 17th portback election Congress of the Communist party in Moscow, Gennady Zyuganov was reelected Chairman of the Central Committee of the party. During the meeting he did not rule out his participation in the presidential election in 2018., stating that the election race will be held "in the face of rising public discontent."
Statement of G7 leaders on opportunities to strengthen sanctions against Moscow suggests that they do not plan to actually fight with international terrorism, since Russia will not be able in such circumstances to be a partner for the West. This opinion was expressed by first Deputy Chairman of Committee of the Federation Council security and defence Franz Klintsevich.
At the agreed rally against the renovation program in Moscow attended by about thousand people. This was reported by the press service of the main Department of the MIA of Russia in the capital. The action takes place on Suvorov square in the Central area of the city. The protection of public order provide the police and Asgardia.
Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) prevailed over the rivals in the sector to jump stage of the Diamond League in Eugene (USA). Champion of the world 2015, speaking under a neutral flag, in her best attempt to overcome a mark of 2.03 meters.
"Barcelona" defeated "Alaves" in the final of the Spanish Cup. The meeting was held at the stadium "Vicente calderón" in Madrid and ended with the victory of the Catalans with a score of 3:1. The blue-pomegranate Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco alcácer. The only goal "alavesa" scored Theo Bernard françois.
The media learned of the decision of the US Navy to send to the coast of the DPRK, the aircraft carrier "Nimitz" (USS Nimitz), to increase the pressure on Pyongyang. The ship will join the already located in that area, "Ronald Reagan" and "Carl Vinson", increasing the striking force to a record level.