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MOSCOW, July 19 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved the state program, which is aimed to protect the injured parties, witnesses and other participants in criminal proceedings in 2014-2018, the Russian governmental press service reported on Friday.
“The program aims to fulfil the measures of state protection of the injured parties, witnesses and other participants in criminal proceedings,” the document, which the Interior Ministry drafted, noted. The parties in the program are the agencies, which are taking the measures of security and social support - the Russian Interior Ministry, the Federal Security Service, the Defence Ministry, the Federal Service of Control for the Circulation of Drugs, the Federal Penitentiary Service, the Federal Taxation Service and the Labour Ministry.
The resolution and the detailed reference to it are posted on the official website of the Russian government.