Public Prosecutors of Mordovia and Karachayevo-Cherkessia
submitted their orders to the parliaments of these republics
requiring them to eliminate violations of the law "On
Ensuring Public Access to Information About the Activities
of State Bodies". From now on the parliaments of the
republics are obliged to publish draft laws at their official
In July, the Yabloko party forwarded to the Public Prosecutor
General a list of the 29 regions violating the federal law,
which from this year requires from the legislative assemblies
to publish the draft laws in the Internet. YABLOKO’s activists
say that publication of draft laws "is important for
public control over the laws to be adopted."
Public Prosecutor of Mordovia, Alexander Sergiyenko, demanded
that the MPs should publish draft laws at their official website,
as well as update the website upon receipt of new drafts.
In addition, Public Prosecutor said that certain officials
will be liable for this.
Public Prosecutor Karachayevo-Cherkessia, Oleg Ponasenko
also ordered Chairman of the National Assembly (Parliament)
to eliminate the detected violations, taking this under his
Also after YABLOKO’s application to the Public Prosecutor
General in late July, the Legislative Assembly of the Vladimir
region began publishing draft laws at its official website.
Public Prosecutor General ordered the prosecutors in other
regions to conduct investigation of violations and in case
the facts stated by YABLOKO are confirmed to adopt urgent
measures to their elimination.