Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
A meeting of the Operational Headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for Prevention of Offenses, chaired by First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General of Police Aleksandr Gorovoy, was held today at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. Chiefs of divisions of the MIA of Russia Central Office took part in it, and in the mode of videoconferencing it was attended by heads of territorial bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia and deputy heads of regions in charge of law enforcement activities.
The meeting addressed the issues of organizing law enforcement and public safety during the XXIX World Winter Universiade-2019 in Krasnoyarsk. According to Aleksandr Gorovoy, it is planned to attract more than 13 thousand officers of internal affairs bodies of the Russian Federation to ensuring public order at the Universiade. A working group was formed of representatives of the divisions of the MIA of Russia Central Office, to monitor the implementation of the planned events, and its personal composition was approved.
First Deputy Minister noted that the tasks of ensuring public order and security during the regional stages of the Universiade Torch Relay were carried out in a timely manner, and no law and order violations were allowed.
Another issue on the agenda was the work of internal affairs bodies in the area of combating the illegal migration. In 2018, the work was intensified in the area of verification activities aimed at countering ethnic criminal communities that specialized in creating channels for the illegal migration. The control over the activities of legal entities, acting as the inviting party, from the angle of their compliance with the migration legislation of the Russian Federation was enhanced.
In the first 9 months of 2018, territorial bodies of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia conducted more than 300 thousand verifications. Special attention was paid to objects of construction, trade, industry, agriculture, consumer services, as well as places of compact residence of foreign citizens. During this period, over 180 thousand decisions on banning the entry, over 5 thousand – on the deportation, about 38 thousand – on reducing the period of temporary stay in the country were made.
The meeting also discussed the interaction of police units and other interested bodies and organizations in the prevention of juvenile neglect and delinquency.
In conclusion, Aleksandr Gorovoy set a number of tasks to protect public order and security at public events related to the celebration of the New Year and Christmas.