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The implementation of the requirements of the anti-Russian sanctions in Russia will entail a criminal liability providing punishment up to imprisonment. The bill prepared in the state Duma, reports “Interfax” citing a source.
According to the document, the criminal code of Russia there will be new article — “Limitation or refusal to carry out ordinary business operations and transactions in order to assist in the enforcement of restrictive measures imposed by foreign countries, Union of foreign States or international organization”.
The first part of the article implies criminal responsibility for individuals, failed in the Commission of ordinary operations and transactions, the subjects of the Russian Federation, municipalities, registered in Russia legal entities and citizens, as well as its subsidiary entities and persons in the framework of anti-Russian sanctions. Such refusal will be punished by a fine of up to 600 thousand rubles, restriction or deprivation of liberty up to four years.
The second Novella of the bill provides for criminal liability for committing a citizen of Russia of a deliberate action, including the provision of information to facilitate the introduction of foreign States or entities restrictive measures. For it provides the penalty to 500 thousand roubles or restriction or deprivation of liberty up to three years.
The authors of the legislative initiatives have become speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin and the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, as well as the leaders of all four parliamentary factions. It will be officially introduced in the state Duma on Monday, may 14, to consider it in the first reading is planned for may 15. It is noted that the document was developed in order to implement the Federal law on counter.
The bill on administrative responsibility for the execution of anti-Russian sanctions will be finalized and adopted later, by the end of the spring session, said the source Agency.
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