Open Municipality alters the image of towns and villages
In 2014 the Standard for Openness for Municipalities will be formed, to become a continuation of federal and regional standards. This was announced on 29 November at the All-Russia Municipal Forum - Open Munipality by Russia Minister Mikhail Abyzov. The forum, held in Krasnoyarsk, brought together representatives from 15 regions and 200 municipalities.
The minister commented that the main objective of the open municipality and open government is to raise the standard of living for civilians and form an effective means of feedback.