Putin has signed the decree about creation of the Russian Fund of culture

MOSCOW, 31 Dec RIA Novosti. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed the decree about creation of the all-Russian public organization “Russian culture Fund”, the text of the document published on the official Internet portal of legal information.

“Agree to consider the establishment with the participation of public associations and individuals all-Russian public organization “Russian culture Fund”, stated in the text of the document.

The decree States that the Fund was created to consolidate efforts of government and civil society to create the conditions to encourage the population to self-actualization, preservation of cultural values, revival of cultural traditions, ensure the promotion of Russian culture and development of cultural potential of regions of the Russian Federation.

The Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation will provide candidates for the position of Chairman of the Russian Fund of culture, which is elected at the conference for a period of six years. The decree comes into force from the day of its signing.