Настоящий материал (информация) произведен и (или) распространен иностранным агентом РОО Центр «Сова» либо касается деятельности иностранного агента РОО Центр «Сова».


Duma Adopts Expansion of Criminal Code Articles on Treason, Espionage at First Reading
On September 21, the State Duma passed in the first reading the draft law On amendments to the Criminal Code and Article 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation. Specifically, articles 275 (high treason) and 276 (espionage) have been targeted for modification. The bill is also expected to introduce a new article to the Criminal Code – 283.1, the “illegal receipt of information constituting a state secret.”
Misuse of Anti-Extremism in July and August 2012
The following is our review of the primary and most representative cases of the misuse of Russia’s anti-extremism laws in the months of July and August 2012.