Established in the Russian laws allow you to defend the honor and dignity of the person, however, lawyers should “seriously consider” the amendment of legislation regulations protecting personally of the President of the country, says the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
“We need to study the international experience, where and how to apply these laws. It is not necessary neither to reject nor to formulate a position immediately,” – said Peskov.
Press Secretary of Vladimir Putin said that the head of state “belongs constructively” to criticism, but insults in the Kremlin don’t accept.
“Of course, neither the President nor his administration will not accept materials that contain insults. We believe this is unacceptable,” – said Peskov, noting that, perhaps you should think about legal mechanisms of protection of honor and dignity of the President.
On February 13, about the necessity of adopting a law on the protection of honor and dignity of the President of the country said Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.
“The whole international experience suggests that such laws are not just necessary they are everywhere… But it so happened that in Russia, this issue is not legally regulated,” — said Volodin.
In the spring of 2016, media reported on preparations for the state Duma of the draft law “On protection of honor and dignity of the President of the Russian Federation”. Then representing in Parliament the liberal democratic party Roman Khudyakov explained that the drafting of such a law, he thought, to find in YouTube some videos contain direct insults to the President of Russia.