MOSCOW, Nov 16 The Federation Council is looking forward to the appointment senators from the executive and legislative branches of power of the Zaporozhye region, said Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko at a meeting with Acting Governor Yevgeny Balitsky. duties of the head of the region and, after the elections, which will be held in September next year, and a senator from the regional parliament,” she said.
The speaker noted that very serious work remains to be done to integrate the Zaporozhye region into the legal space of Russia – as social, legal and economic. It will be necessary to build legislation in accordance with Russian legislation, while the region is already under a huge burden of restoring the territory, said Matvienko.
“We all understand our responsibility in this matter: when we considered the draft budget for zero stage, it was important that the budget take into account all the costs of new territories, so that citizens of the Zaporozhye region, including, have the same equal rights as residents of any other subject of the Russian Federation – these are salaries, and pensions, and social benefits , this is the content of healthcare and education institutions,” she noted.
The speaker cited the saying “The eyes are afraid, but the hands are doing” and assured the head of the Zaporozhye region that all this will be provided, including with the support of the Federation Council.
“I want to emphasize once again that we are nearby, and any questions that arise (will be resolved), any support (will be provided). We are now all in a single team, and everyone is very interested that you returned to peaceful life as soon as possible,” Matviyenko said.