Fedotov called the timing of the first meeting of the new composition of the HRC

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator in fotoreceptor of the Council under RF President on development of civil society and human rights Mikhail Fedotov. Archival photoFedotov called the timing of the first meeting of the new composition of the HRC© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

The organizational meeting of the new composition of the Council under RF President on development of civil society and human rights (HRC), which will be formed the permanent commissions of the Council and their leaders, are planned through the week, told RIA Novosti the head of the HRC Mikhail Fedotov.

«I think that after about a week we will hold a meeting of the Council, create standing committees, to elect their leaders and so on. That is, the organizational meeting of the Council, I hope to spend a week», — said Fedotov.

Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a decree approving the new composition of the HRC, the relevant document published on the website of the Council. According to the document, the Chairman of the Board remains Fedotov. Also, it was composed of the Chairman of the Moscow Helsinki group Lyudmila Alekseeva, chief editor of the newspaper «Moskovsky Komsomolets» Pavel Gusev, the film Director Alexander Sokurov, the President of the international human rights group «Agora» Pavel Chikov.

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