Privileges to certain languages in Ukraine’s education law to worsen situation — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 21:46
International balance of forces in Syria after Raqqa’s liberation unclear yet — expertMilitary & Defense October 20, 21:05
Russia to resume import of aubergines, pomegranates from Turkey since October 30Business & Economy October 20, 20:18
International station to orbit Moon at 70,000 km distance from EarthScience & Space October 20, 20:09
US indulging in lies to have UN-OPCW mission’s mandate extended — Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 19:31
This week in photos: Diplomatic kiss, Paddington's dance and French bank in flamesSociety & Culture October 20, 17:46
Scientific team unlocks secret to supercaps’ vast capacity as ‘the battery of the future’Science & Space October 20, 17:40
Russian economy’s losses from cyber threats may surge fourfold in two yearsBusiness & Economy October 20, 16:52
Nornickel to begin construction of golf field in Siberia in 2018Business & Economy October 20, 16:10
MOSCOW, December 12. /ITAR-TASS/. State Duma deputies believe the suggestions President Putin voiced in the state-of-the-nation address on changing the patent system for labor migrants will soon be codified in bills, Mikhail Starshinov of United Russia and a member of the All-Russia Popular Front’s central headquarters told reporters on Thursday.
“We are pleased the head of the country shares and supports the ideas, we have been discussing at the Front,” he said. The president’s suggestions on changing the patent system for migrants “is not a decorative, but rather a fundamental measure, which will realistically improve the situation and will to a big extent satisfy the public demand for bringing that sphere to the order.”
“I believe, quite soon the initiative will be formed in a bill, and I hope it will be supported by the State Duma’s all factions,” he said in conclusion.
The president said the current work patent system should be changed. “Now, a foreign employee should buy a patent, if employed with an individual,” Putin said. “I believe, companies and private businesses also should be able to hire a foreign employee having a patent.”
“The patent’s price should be set by every region, depending on the regional labour market situation and the average incomes,” the president said. “The patent system should be differential and it should stimulate coming to the Russian Federation first of all professionally trained specialists, who speak Russia and who are close to our culture.”
“A patent should be valid in the region, where it was issued,” Putin said. “If we organise this work correctly, patents will become economic instruments regulating the migration flows.