The Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs would have the following responsibilities:
- implement state policy on interethnic and interfaith relations;
- carry out measures to strengthen the unity of Russia’s multi-ethnic people, ensure interethnic and interfaith harmony, and carry out measures to facilitate the ethno-cultural development of Russia’s peoples;
- develop and implement state and federal targeted programmes in the areas of interethnic and ethno-religious relations;
- carry out state monitoring and supervision in the areas of interethnic and ethno-religious relations.