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Transport Prosecutor of the Volga Transport district Timur Kebekov has met with members of the public, of the business community and of the media in a round table format

The event was dedicated to discussing the problems of  bodies of transport Prosecutor's office in the first half of 2016, and situations in which the intervention of the Prosecutor's office has led to a real restoration of the rule of law, protection of the rights of citizens, business entities, interests of society and the state as a whole.

The round table was attended by Deputy Minister of industry and entrepreneurship of Nizhny Novgorod region, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, of the regional branches of the Russian public organization "SUPPORT of RUSSIA", of the  public organization "Business Russia", the the Association of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, professional unions in the regions, Plenipotentiaries for human rights and for the protection of the rights of entrepreneurs in the regions of the Volga region transport, the Association of Industrialists and entrepreneurs in the Nizhny Novgorod region, GAU "Center for developing export capacity of the Nizhny Novgorod region".

Transport Prosecutor of the Volga Transport district highlighted the main directions of activities of prosecutors in the current year.

Attention was accented on the state of legality in the sphere of security in the transport sector.

Due to the oversight work in this area a decrease in the number of events related to the traffic violation of railway transport of General use (by 25 % - from 167 to 125) was recorded, but there remains a large number of accidents with aircraft. In the 1st half in the Volga transport district occurred 6 accidents, which killed 4 people.

Attention was drawn to the insufficiency of the accepted measures to prevent injuries and fatalities on objects of railway transport taken in this regard by the prosecutors response. According to statistics every year on the railway killed more than 300 people and receive various kinds of injuries about 400 people on average.

It was noted that at the request of the prosecution by the customs authorities adopted a set of measures aimed at ensuring adequate control over execution of adopted decisions on collection of customs taxes at the expense of property of the payer and interaction with divisions of the Federal bailiff service, the observance of the established procedure for control of customs value of the goods and the elimination of the use of the risk management system contrary to the goals and objectives of its application. This work will continue in the future, in addition, supervision of the observance of the rights of participants of foreign economic activity remains relevant, as evidenced by the increasing number of references on this topic.


Timur Kebekov expounded on the issues of changes affluent of the Volga river, the causes of its loss established by the Prosecutor's office in conjunction with the scientific community, as well as the results taken together with the Volga interregional environmental Prosecutor's office of the measures to ensure the safety of navigation, prevention of water depletion and conservation of populations of fish and other aquatic bioresources of the rivers of the Volga basin within the Volga Transport district.

Also the results of the responses and planned actions in the sphere of protection of rights of passengers were announced, including passengers of the detained flights, users of railway services in the suburban and water transport, the protection of social and labor rights of transport workers.

The role of prosecutors in establishing and bringing to administrative and criminal responsibility of persons for offences in the sphere of ensuring safety of movement and operation railway, inland waterway and air transport, corruption, etc was noted.

In conclusion of the meeting Transport Prosecutor of the Volga Transport district thanked those present for their support in the information promotion of the Internet project of the Transport Prosecutor's office of the Volga Transport district "Free Legal Assistance" (, which was launched to provide citizens and businesses with free and prompt legal aid and ensure accessibility and openness of the prosecution and implementation of their assigned human rights functions.