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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed the governmental Statement on this issue. Up to that, state companies were expected to avoid publication of information only on their procurements related to state secret.
Ivan Pavlov, FIF Board Chair, and Mikhail Pozdnyakov, FIF expert and Research Fellow of the Institute for the Rule of Law (European University), present an analytical review of the current state of and further prospects for the new official web portal for legal information.
Last week, a court made its verdict in the case where Transparency International Russia (TI-R) contested denial of access to expert conclusions on potential corruption risks of certain legislative amendments.
Mikhail Men, Governor of the Ivanovo Oblast, heads the informational openness rating for regional heads for May 2012, according to the research performed by the National Monitoring Service together with the Institute for Independent Political Studies.
Nikita Astashin, a researcher seeking for declassification of documents on activities of Soviet internal troops, received an answer to his claim from the Chief Military Procuracy refusing to take any measures against violation of legal terms for reviewing his request for data declassification.
During last two years, principal changes took place in informatization of Russian general jurisdiction courts. First of all, their official websites were placing more and more judicial acts together with other relevant information (news, reference information, etc.) Mikhail Pozdnyakov, FIF expert and Research Fellow of the Institute for the Rule of Law (European University), has analyzed this trend.
On June 15, a two-day training course on monitoring regional arbitration courts’ official websites finished. FIF experts started assessing official websites for arbitration courts of the Russian Federation subjects.