The Kremlin announced Putin's participation in the extended meeting of the collegium of the Ministry of Internal Affairs
On Monday, March 20, Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the annual expanded meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, reported Kremlin press office.
“Traditionally, during the meeting, the results of the work of the internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation for 2022 will be summed up, as well as priorities for 2023 will be determined,” the Kremlin’s website says.
In 2022, an expanded meeting of the collegium of the Ministry of Internal Affairs took place February 17. As part of his speech, the head of state, speaking about the significant tasks on which the department should focus, called an active offensive fight against crime the most important priority for the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Putin also focused on the task of a "drastic" increase in the level of detection of crimes. “According to the results of the last year [2021 г.] Unfortunately, it has not yet been possible to achieve qualitative changes here. This means that we need consistent, more effective work on all types of crimes that pose a threat to our society,” the president said. According to him, we are also talking about new challenges that are associated with the penetration of crime into the field of information technology and telecommunications.