January 12 Day of the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation (Professional holiday)
Day of the Prosecutor's Office employee is a professional holiday of employees and employees of the Russian Prosecutor's Office, celebrated annually on January 12.
The history of the "day of the employee of the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation" "The Day of the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation" has been celebrated in Russia since 1996, in accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Boris Nikolaevich Yeltsin dated December 29, 1995 "On the Establishment of the Day of the Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation."
The date when the "Day of the Prosecutor's Office of Russia" is celebrated was chosen by the head of the Russian state not by chance. It was on this day (January 12) in 1722, by the decree of Emperor Peter the Great of the Russian Empire under the Government Senate, that the post of Prosecutor General was first established and the institution of the Russian Prosecutor's Office arose.
In 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote in his letter to the Russian Prosecutor General's Office dated to the 285th anniversary of this department, wrote the following:
... your department is a reliable support of the state, firmly upholds the principles of legality and law and order. The best representatives of the prosecutor's corps have always been distinguished by high competence, loyalty to duty and personal decency.
It is important that the current generation of prosecutors carefully preserves and multiplies professional traditions. The protection of the legitimate rights and interests of the citizens of the country, the unity of the Russian statehood, the effectiveness of combating crime and corruption largely depends on you, your perseverance and consistency.
This quotation gives a clear assessment of prosecutorial workers and their role in the modern life of the country.