MOSCOW, December 15. The FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov considers it necessary to review the legislation to further toughen the penalties for participating in terrorist activities. He said this at a joint meeting of the National antiterrorist Committee (NAC) and the Federal operative headquarters, where he summed up the work for the year 2015 and defined priority areas for the coming year.
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“As additional measures I consider necessary, together with lawmakers more time to carefully analyze the existing regulatory framework with a view to its adjustment in the direction of tightening criminal liability for participation in terrorist activities”, – said the head of the FSB.
He recalled that just this year in the field of counter-terrorism adopted five Federal laws, two presidential decree, the ten orders and eleven orders of the government.
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“In the run-up to major international and public policy activities among the priorities is the organization’s preparedness operational headquarters in the regions to respond to terrorist threats and ensuring the safety of their conduct as a whole,” he said. Also the head of the FSB added that this year “given the tense situation special attention was paid to the Crimean Federal district”.
With the participation of the educated in 2014 in Crimea and Sevastopol anti-terrorist commissions and operational headquarters of “working groups have been established to ensure the safety of the sanatorium-resort complex, formed by division of physical protection of energy companies, is organized to check the readiness of forces and means of divisions of Armed forces, members of groups local operational headquarters”, said the head of the FSB.