In Russia will appear the title of Honorary citizen of the country
A bill on the introduction of the title of Honorary citizen of the country will develop Senator Vyacheslav Timchenko.
In Russia it is necessary to introduce a Federal status of the Honorable citizen of Russia. This was stated by Senator Vyacheslav Timchenko. He plans to draft a bill and in the future to create the all-Russian Institute of honourable citizens, according to “Parlamentskaya Gazeta”.
According to him, in most regions and cities of Russia there are already laws on conferring the title of honorary citizen of the Federation, but at the Federal level of such law yet.
As stated Timchenko, the title of Honorary citizen of Russia will be similar to the title of Hero of Russia for civil heroism in the name of the country. Usually the title of honorary citizen assign to workers of science and culture, teachers, physicians, businessmen and politicians, have contributed to the development of the region.
Timchenko suggests that to assign the title of Honorary citizen of the Russian Federation is the Federal Assembly, i.e. the state Duma and the Federation Council will jointly make the decision to award the Russians with the relevant insignia.