Russia has proposed to introduce a penalty for incorrect marking of the Crimea

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Photo: Sergey Maligawa/ RIA “Novosti”

Russia will impose liability for false designation on the maps of the country, including Crimea. About this newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the Senator from the Republic of Crimea, member of the international Affairs Committee of the Federation Council Sergey Tsekova.

The bill will be considered within three months. While the question as to enshrine in law the concept of image maps of Russia and determine the procedure for its application.

The newspaper said that currently Russia does not provide penalties for incorrect display of state borders. But this practice is in other countries. For example, in China, for this fined in the amount of 200 thousand yuan (more than 30 thousand dollars), and in India, it provides for criminal penalties.

Crimea became part of Russia following a referendum held in March 2014. Ukraine, EU, USA and other countries do not recognize the voting results. Moscow underscores that the referendum held in accordance with international law and joining the Peninsula to Russia legitimate.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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