Putin instructed to bring the study of Russian language programs to the desired level

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to increase the amount of learning the basic General educational programs of the Russian language Ministry of education and science to the recommended level, a list of instructions following meeting of Council for interethnic relations published on the Kremlin website.

«Senior officials (heads of higher Executive bodies of state power) of subjects of the Russian Federation to provide: take measures to bring the volume of students studying on the main educational programs of the Russian language to the level recommended by the Ministry of education and science, as well as to improve the level and quality of development of the Russian language as the state language of the Russian Federation», — stated in the message.

Putin also instructed to provide the learners on the basic educational programs of the native language from among the languages of the peoples of Russia and state languages of the republics in the Russian Federation, on a voluntary basis at the choice of their parents or legal representatives. The report on these assignments must be submitted by December 1, 2017.

The President instructed the Cabinet to conduct with the government of Dagestan further assessment of hydrogeological conditions in the area of state nature reserve «Samur» and to submit proposals on the organization of the supply of Derbent. However, their implementation should not negatively affect Samur relic forest. Deadline: 1 December 2017, responsible officials — the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev and the Chairman of the government of Dagestan Abdusamad Hamidov.

Putin also instructed to recommend to Executive bodies of subjects of the Russian Federation to determine the officials who will be responsible for the implementation of state national policy in the territories of municipalities. The deadline is December 1, 2017.

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