The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Ivanovich Bastrykin took part in an expanded video conference meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, which summarized the results of the ministry's work in 2021 and set priority areas for 2022.
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin spoke at the board; he drew the participants' attention to the task of radically increasing the crime detection rate. The head of state noted the importance of consistent, more effective work on all types of crimes that pose a threat to our society. In addition, he stressed that strengthening cybersecurity requires coordinated work of law enforcement agencies, relevant government agencies and regulators, the expert community, and businesses.
In his speech, Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Aleksandrovich Kolokoltsev summarized the work on ensuring law and order, preventing and solving crimes, protecting private property, state and commercial facilities in 2021, and outlined priorities for the current year.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation effectively interacts with units of the Russian MIA when investigating crimes and searching for people who committed them. Assistance of the operational services makes it possible to solve the vast majority of serious and especially serious crimes against the person, in the field of economics, the ones related to terrorism and extremism, and other illegal acts related to the jurisdiction of the IC of Russia. The departments are working together to counter crimes committed by means of IT technologies.
The participants of the event noted the importance of joint coordinated actions for preventing, countering, and solving crimes. Constructive interaction makes it possible to solve the tasks of strengthening the rule of law in the country and achieving effective work to protect the citizens' rights.