Ivan Savvidi took part in the parliamentary hearing concerning the counteraction of foreign intervention

The parliamentary hearing of the Council of the Federation on the theme “The counteraction of intervention into the internal affairs of the Russian Federation: legislation and law enforcement practice” was held in Moscow on June 7, 2017.

The Chairperson of the Council of the Federation, Valentina Matvienko emphasized the relevance of discussion in the light of the forthcoming presidential elections. She mentioned that effective counteraction of foreign intervention into the election process becomes a priority. Yuri Chaika, Attorney General of the Russian Federation, Sergey Narishkin, Director of foreign intelligence service and Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.

After the end of the hearing it was stated that the Transitional Commission on protection of national sovereignty and counteraction of foreign intervention should be established. Regional lawmakers will participate in the work of the commission. This question will be on the agenda of the forthcoming Council plenary meeting.