The prevention of Internet risks and threats to the lives of children and adolescents was discussed in Kazan
Photo by the Tatarstan Government Portal
April 17). The joint meeting of the Security Council of the RT, the
antiterrorist commission in the RT, and the Coordination Meeting on Ensuring
Law and Order in the RT was held in the Kazan Kremlin. Rustam Minnikhanov, the
President of Tatarstan, held the meeting.
Pesoshin, the Prime Minister of the RT, Farid Mukhametshin, the chairman of the
State Council of the RT, Mintimer Shaimiev, the State Councilor of the RT,
Ilsur Metshin, the Mayor of Kazan, Airat Shafigullin, the secretary of the
Security Council of the RT, representatives of ministries and departments,
heads of municipal districts of the republic, and others participated in the
contained 2 questions: “On the adoption of additional measures in the field of
prevention of Internet risks and the threat to life and health of children and
adolescents”, “On the implementation in the Republic of Tatarstan of the
Comprehensive Plan to Counter the Ideology of Terrorism in the Russian
Federation for 2013-2018”.
meeting, R. Minnikhanov said that the unfavorable situation has recently been
observed in connection with the spread of dangerous information on the Internet
that adversely affects the security of citizens, especially children. He marked
that it was a purposeful inducement of minors to commit unlawful and socially
dangerous acts, including suicide.
the steady tendency of reducing suicides among children in the republic, the
number of attempts to commit suicide remains high. In the Republic, cases of
bringing children to suicide through social networks and the Internet were not
fixed, but in the country, such facts appear with frightening frequency. This
problem is widely covered in the media”, said the President of the RT.
stated that the problem is not simple and requires an integrated approach that
should include work with children and parents, aimed at explaining the dangers
that trap children in the information space and preventing suicidal behavior.
Also, it is the strengthening of law enforcement agencies to conduct
operational search activities in order to identify persons, involved in the
promotion of suicidal behavior and the adoption of the necessary measures of
influence. And it is the increasing the speed of detection and blocking of
sites, on which prohibited information is placed.
the safety of children is a priority for us. This requires the implementation
of a whole range of measures”, the Tatarstan Government Portal cites the words
of R. Minnikhanov.