The authorities proposed to toughen the punishment for sabotage at nuclear power plants. “Paper”

A draft law has been submitted to the State Duma that will toughen punishment for acts of sabotage at nuclear facilities and potentially hazardous biological facilities. For such crimes, it is proposed to introduce punishment up to life imprisonment. Bill published in the Duma database on Thursday, November 10.

Why are amendments needed? The authors of the initiative write in an explanatory note that the changes will affect criminal articles on a terrorist act and sabotage. According to officials, now the laws do not spell out punishment for intentionally causing harm to the able-bodied population, as well as for infecting farm animals and plants.

what they want to enter. For the destruction of nuclear facilities and potentially dangerous biological facilities will face 15 to 20 years in prison or life imprisonment.

For explosion, arson, destruction or damage to enterprises and other infrastructure, as well as for causing harm to nature or human health “in order to undermine the economic security and defense of Russia” will face a term of 10 to 15 years. It can be increased to 20 years if the crime causes serious harm or is committed by a group of people.

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