Matvienko did not specify where exactly the planned use of Russian troops. The discussion will be held behind closed doors - members of the Federation Council voted for this at the beginning of the meeting.
“President of Russia V.V. Putin, on the basis of paragraph "g" of part 1 of Article 102 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, submitted to the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation a proposal to adopt a resolution of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on consent to the use of a contingent of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation outside the territory of the Russian Federation on the basis of generally accepted principles and international law ",says the Kremlin press service.
According to the agency, "Putin also signed orders to appoint the head of the Kremlin administration, Sergey Ivanov, deputy foreign minister Mikhail Bogdanov, and state secretary, deputy minister of defense Nikolai Pankov, as official representatives when considering the appeal."