The head of the Duma Committee on civil society development Sergey Gavrilov (Communist party) proposed to abandon the criminal penalty and limit higher fines or other kinds of property responsibility for repeated violations at rallies, if they haven't caused riots. On Monday, March 20, according to RIA Novosti.
"However, if such violations have led to riots, attacks on law enforcement officials, abuse of state symbols, and other manifestations of extremism, the criminal responsibility for such crimes must remain inviolable," said Gavrilov.
In his opinion, the amendments to the criminal code relating to meetings should be a step towards the humanization of Russian legislation and "based on the strict observance of the principle of proportionality of the gravity of the offence and the degree of rigidity of punishment".
Earlier on Monday it became known that the Russian government requested The Ministry of justice to examine the decision of the constitutional court to consider the question of possible adjustments to article 212.1 of the criminal code, providing punishment for repeated violations at rallies. The Department will consider a possible change in legislation and submit appropriate proposals. Their training will take about three months, said Deputy head of the Ministry Dmitry Aristov.
Only the Russians, convicted under article 212.1, — the opposition activist Ildar Dading. In December 2015, he was sentenced to three years in a penal colony on charges of participation in uncoordinated protests in Moscow in March, 2016, the term was reduced to six months.
22 Feb sentence was cancelled The Supreme court. The decision was revised on the orders of the constitutional court.
Under article 20.2. The code of administrative offences (Cao RF) "violation of the established procedure of organizing or holding meetings, rallies, demonstrations, marches or picketing" entail the imposition of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from ten to twenty thousand rubles or compulsory work up to forty hours.
Citizen, previously punished administratively, and repeatedly violated the requirements of the law on holding rallies, falls under the criminal code.
During the 17th portback election Congress of the Communist party in Moscow, Gennady Zyuganov was reelected Chairman of the Central Committee of the party. During the meeting he did not rule out his participation in the presidential election in 2018., stating that the election race will be held "in the face of rising public discontent."
Statement of G7 leaders on opportunities to strengthen sanctions against Moscow suggests that they do not plan to actually fight with international terrorism, since Russia will not be able in such circumstances to be a partner for the West. This opinion was expressed by first Deputy Chairman of Committee of the Federation Council security and defence Franz Klintsevich.
At the agreed rally against the renovation program in Moscow attended by about thousand people. This was reported by the press service of the main Department of the MIA of Russia in the capital. The action takes place on Suvorov square in the Central area of the city. The protection of public order provide the police and Asgardia.
Russian Maria Laecken (Kuchina) prevailed over the rivals in the sector to jump stage of the Diamond League in Eugene (USA). Champion of the world 2015, speaking under a neutral flag, in her best attempt to overcome a mark of 2.03 meters.
"Barcelona" defeated "Alaves" in the final of the Spanish Cup. The meeting was held at the stadium "Vicente calderón" in Madrid and ended with the victory of the Catalans with a score of 3:1. The blue-pomegranate Lionel Messi, Neymar and Paco alcácer. The only goal "alavesa" scored Theo Bernard françois.
The media learned of the decision of the US Navy to send to the coast of the DPRK, the aircraft carrier "Nimitz" (USS Nimitz), to increase the pressure on Pyongyang. The ship will join the already located in that area, "Ronald Reagan" and "Carl Vinson", increasing the striking force to a record level.