Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa


Russian Law: Parliament in Action
July 25, 2013 12:14


Photo Credit: http://www.19rus.info
1. Lifeline for Navalny

Two MPs from the Fair Russia party want to re-introduce amendments into the amnesty act that is supposed to free thousands of entrepreneurs out of jail or overturn their suspended sentences.

 

According to the draft bill to be reviewed during the autumn session, the amnesty would extend to Article 159 (fraud) and Article 160 (embezzlement) of the Criminal Code, says Izvestia daily.

 

Valery Gartung and Alexey Chepa say they are dissatisfied with the amnesty law that was passed on July 4 because their amendments were rejected.

 

If they press ahead and their draft is approved, opposition blogger Alexey Navalny would walk out a free man.

2. Pushing for More Children

The State Duma is likely to tighten the abortion law citing insufficient pro-life propaganda.

The authors of the new bill blame doctors for not giving their patients enough time to make the final choice.

They want to improve the situation by introducing financial responsibility for failure to provide enough time and information to those seeking an abortion.

According to the draft law, individuals would have to pay a fine of RUR 3,000-5,000, executives between RUR 10,000 and 50,000, and legal entities between RUR 500,000 and 1 million.

3. Back in the USSR

The national parliament is drafting a bill that would see college students work according to their chosen profession for three years after graduation.

According to the committee of the State Duma on labour, those studying at universities for free would have to sign a contract to spend three initial years of their career at positions which match their specialty.

This is most relevant for social sector jobs like teachers, doctors and engineers, says the bill’s authors.

The practice was wide-spread in the Soviet Union, with many talented graduates being sent off to remote regions, but under the current circumstances the move is very unlikely to find traction in society. 

 
 



Author: Mikhail Vesely

Tags: Alexey Navalny Fair Russia Parliament in Action   

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Russian Law: Parliament in Action Symbols Of Vyatka Mike Tyson Plans to Open a Network of Boxing Schools In Russia Six New Beaches Will Be Ready For Moscow Summer The Impossible Is Possible









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Festivals in Moscow  satellite  Russian retail sector  Sochi 2014  Karachay-Cherkessia  Federico Severino  Moscow Parking  Moscow  Russian regions  Muzeon Park of Arts  Russian churches  Hermitage Museum  Sochi  St. Petersburg  Rachmaninov International Music Contest  Literary Prizes  Russian festivals  zoology  Russian emergency service  Abraham Melnikov  Exhibitions in St. Petersburg  Fedor Dubovitskij  Russian Monuments  the Crimea  Rock Music  Tatar Traditions  Kremlin Palace  Moscow airports  Russian religion  travel to Russia  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian tourism  Russian Cinema  Russian business  Bryan Ferry  Nizhny Novgorod  Lyudmila Kasatkina  Elbrus  fashion designer  Oleg Shein  Urban Garden  Giuseppe Verdi  Football  Palekh  Russian airlines  business law  education  Exhibitions in Moscow  Concerts in Saint Petersburg  Guinness Record  


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites