An opinion of Russian President Dmitrii Medvedev 

Apr 29, 2011
Dmitry Medvedev, the President of Russia, during his meeting with representatives of Internet industry has expressed the following view of the role of plenary sessions of supreme courts in Russia:

A statute still must still undergo an interpretation in the heads of judges, whereas a decree of the Plenary Session [of a higher court] operates immediately. How it is written there, so they will act". (Full version of his speech)