Russian President Vladimir Putin calls undertake the development of the bill on the Russian nation. He stated this at a meeting of the Council for Interethnic Relations, Interfax reports.
According to him, the reason for the law can be a strategy for the development of national relations in Russia.
"The law on the Russian nation is necessary to implement. It is necessary to think on it in practical terms and begin to work", Putin said in Astrakhan on Monday.
He also supported the offer of the meeting participants to spend a year of unity of the Russian nation.
Putin noted that the question remains which the special authority will deal with national issues at the federal level.