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Mr. Igor Krasnov, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, has arrived in St. Petersburg, where he will open the Conference of Heads of Prosecutor's Offices of the European States
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Mr. Igor Krasnov, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation has arrived on a working visit in St. Petersburg, where he will open the Conference of Heads of Prosecutor's Offices of the European States on the subject of “Role of Prosecutor's Office in Protection of Individual Rights and Public Interest in light of Requirements of the European Convention on Human Rights” organized by the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation in cooperation with the Council of Europe and the International Association of Prosecutors.

Within the framework of the Conference scheduled for July 7-8, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation will hold a number of bilateral meetings.

All events will be held in strict compliance with the sanitary and epidemiological requirements.

The issues pertaining to the protection of human rights, including social rights, especially in the field of health care, rights of entrepreneurs, the role of the prosecutor's office from the perspective of of the European Court of Human Rights, the activities of prosecutors outside the criminal justice system and the evolution of relevant international standards, the problems of combating cybercrime, illegal migration, provision of free legal aid to the population and other relevant topics will be discussed during the Conference.

The grand opening of the event will take place at the Konstantinovsky Palace.

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In addition, today, in St. Petersburg Mr. Igor Krasnov will also take part in the meeting of the Prosecutors General of the States of the Caspian Sea Region in order to sign the Declaration on Cooperation in the Field of Environmental Protection and Use of Natural Resources, after which he will hold separate bilateral meetings.

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A meeting with the Prosecutors General of the CIS States Parties is scheduled for July 8, and the heads of the prosecutor's offices of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Moldova and Uzbekistan are expected to participate therein. 

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