Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, signed a decree on the establishment of a government commission on the Russian language. The corresponding document was published on the official Internet portal of legal information. The chairman of the commission is the Minister of Education of Russia.
It is specified that the commission is a coordinating body established to ensure interaction between federal executive bodies and executive bodies of the constituent entities of Russia in the implementation of unified state policy in the field of preservation, protection, and development of the Russian language.
The main tasks of the commission are the analysis of the current norms of the modern Russian literary language when it is used as the state language of Russia and the rules of Russian spelling and punctuation, their improvement, protection, and development, as well as in the analysis of monitoring data on the state and development of the languages of other peoples in the country.
It is noted that the commission will also prepare proposals for assistance in expert support for educational products in Russian presented abroad, develop requirements for the compilation of dictionaries containing the norms of the modern Russian literary language, conduct an examination of grammars, dictionaries, and reference books, which contain the norms of the modern Russian literary language.