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:

The Number Of Dollar Billionaires Decreased Russia In Global Value Chains Top 3 Golden Parachutes In Russia Active City Festival Russian Banks Recorded an Increase in Cybercrime









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
society  Kolomenskoye  St. Petersburg  tax reform  US sanctions  Archeological Finds  Russian banking system  Moscow  Adygea  FIFA World Cup   Russian business  Vologda Architecture  Russian cuisine  criminality  Russian regions  Russian State Library  Earthquakes  Moscow taxis  Winzavod  Russian television  Livny  the Bolshoi Theatre  Exhibitions in Moscow  Boris Nemtsov  Russian artists  Russian language  Russian economy  Russian tourism  tobacco market  National Rating Agency  Elbrus  Russian scientists  Russian trade  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  travel to Russia  Russian Names  Ruarts Gallery  taxi price  Great Lent  Kaliningrad Region  buy Russian designers  Festivals in Moscow  Russian poetesses  Russian Cinema  Amur tigers  fluorescent proteins  Russian Seasons  Russian Etymology  fundamental physics  Pianists 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites