On April 18, 2016 the first session of the Council of the Heroes of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation took place. This Council is formed by an order of the Investigative committee of Russia composed of Hero of the Soviet Union Igor Zaporozhan and Heroes of the Russian Federation Sergey Petrov and Magomed Gimbatov.
Strengthening of moral-ethical bases of the service, as well as involvement into development and implementation of professional and social adaptation measures on increase of system effectiveness of federal public employees of honored and respected representatives of the public labeled with the highest state awards, awarded the ranks "Hero of the Soviet Union" and "Hero of the Russian Federation" are the goals of the activity of the Council of the Heroes.
The Chairman of the Investigative committee Alexander Bastrykin, the Prosecutor General of the USSR and veteran of the Great Patriotic War Alexander Sukharev, Chairman of the administration of the interregional public organization "Club of the Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation, and full holders of Moscow and Moscow Region order of Glory" and Hero Of The Soviet Union colonel General of aviation Nikolay Antoshkin were present in the sitting of the Council of the Heroes.
In the course of his speech Alexander Bastrykin emphasized relevance and importance of tasks that members of the Council of the Heroes have. The sitting participants have elected Igor Zaporozhan as the chairman of the Council. A work plan for 2016 and a project of the Agreement on cooperation between the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and All-russian public organization "Russian Association of the Heroes" headed by the Hero of the Russian Federation, colonel General Vladimir Shamanov, were also discussed. On the part of the Investigative committee the project of the agreement has been already approved and signed.
In the course of the meeting it has been decided to elect new members of the Council: the hero of the Soviet Union Nikolay Antoshkin and the Hero Of The Russian Federation pilot cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko.
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