The Communist party deputies proposed to deprive of liberty for a term from 8 to 15 years for the act or omission aimed to undermine the work of the industrial and agricultural sector, financial services and other industries.
MOSCOW, 16 sen. Members of the faction of the Communist party propose to extend the validity of criminal sanctions for treason provisions about liability for the actions aimed at weakening the state and undermining its spheres of activity, committed with the use of state and public organizations and businesses, the bill is placed in the environment in the database of the lower house of Parliament.
According to the document, amendments are proposed in the article 275 of the criminal code “high treason”.
According to the proposal of the Communists, the article on treason must be supplemented by article 275.1, which carries a penalty of imprisonment for the term from 8 till 15 years with confiscation of property.
This sanction should be imposed for the act or omission aimed to undermine the work of the industrial and agricultural sector, financial services and other industries, as well as the work of state bodies and public organizations, committed with the use of state or public enterprises or by impeding their normal operation.
In the present article 275 interpreted as treason, that is committed by Russian espionage, extradition to a foreign state, international or foreign organization or their representatives of information constituting a state secret entrusted to a person or made known to him in the service, work, study or in other cases stipulated by the legislation of the Russian Federation, or the provision of financial, material and technical, consultative or other assistance to a foreign state, international or foreign organization or their representatives in activities aimed against Russia’s security.