The Committee of the Federation Council supported the extension of the powers of the Cabinet of coronavirus

the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation at its meeting decided to support the concept introduced in the state Duma the bill expanding the powers of the Russian government during an emergency or in case of a disease representing a danger to others.

the text of the decision notes that the bill proposes measures aimed at ensuring constitutional rights of citizens and ensuring their health. These measures, highlighted in the document, associated with the need to respond to the spread of coronavirus.

among the new powers of the government enumerated in the draft, are eligible to declare a state of emergency on the entire territory of Russia.