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.
Deputy Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Rogozin is ready to arrive in Moldova by helicopter or motorbike. "The Prime Minister of Moldova considers that "Rogozin is expected to fly on military aircraft". Well. Then on the Moldovan authorities: a helicopter or motorbike?" — the politician wrote.
Former DCS, USA James Clapper believes that the policy of the American President Donald trump may lead to the fact that Russia "will once again be great." He stated this during a security conference held in Colorado, the Associated Press reports.
The Czech automobile brand Skoda, will start Russian sales of the updated model Rapid 22 July. Car liftbacks will be available in four trim levels: Entry, Active, Ambition and Style, as well as a sporty version of Monte Carlo. The updates were made as external shape of the liftback, and its interior.
Armed Palestinians broke into a house in the Jewish settlement of Halamish in the West Bank of the Jordan river and attacked were people in the room, killing two men and one woman. Another woman with serious injuries was taken to hospital. It is reported by The Times of Israel.