Media: Duma proposes to deprive officials of liberty for five years for self-PR

Media: Duma proposes to deprive officials of liberty for five years for self-PR


The corresponding bill is planned to submit for consideration the lower chamber of Russian Parliament before the end of the week. The punishment of imprisonment provided in that case, if the bucket from the budget the amount spent over 7.5 million rubles.

MOSCOW, 15 Jan. State Duma deputies propose to deprive officials of liberty for a term up to five years, if the bucket from the budget the amount spent over 7.5 million rubles, the corresponding bill MPs plan to submit for consideration the lower chamber of the Parliament before the end of the week, reported the newspaper “Izvestia”.

If the waste is from 1.5 to 7.5 million rubles, the penalty provides for a fine of up to 300 thousand rubles, forced labor for up to 2 years with the loss of fasting or deprivation of liberty for a term up to two years.

“Officials who spent its outreach to more than 7.5 million rubles, will be fined up to 500 thousand rubles, sentenced to hard labour for a term not exceeding five years or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years”, — writes the edition.

Changes are envisaged in the criminal code of the Russian Federation and the Federal law “On General principles of organization of legislative (representative) and Executive bodies of state power of subjects of the Russian Federation”.