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New bill set to give Russian ex-presidents insusceptibility from criminal arraignment

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Former presidents of Russia will receive guarantees of complete immunity, including from criminal liability. The State Duma adopted the corresponding bill in the first reading on November 17, according to the website of the country's lower house of parliament.

The bill provides that the head of state, who has terminated the exercise of his powers, can not be held criminally or administratively liable. He also cannot be detained, arrested, subjected to a search, interrogation or body search.

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Moreover, the living and office premises occupied by the ex-president, his vehicles, communications, documents belonging to him, luggage and correspondence are inviolable.

Pavel Krasheninnikov, chairman of the parliamentary committee on state construction, said that this is "important for the stability of the state and society."

Earlier, a bill on the procedure for removing the president from office and on the immunity of the ex-president was submitted to the State Duma.


Johannes Röll
Johannes Röll

Johannes Röll was born 1978 in Brilon,Germany. Graduated RWTH Aachen University. Over the past ten years he worked as Head of the plastic card team, where he was mainly responsible for the development of the distribution, Head of sales Department and Financial Analyst,where he got experience in planning and support sales figures for branches. For the present he works as freelancer

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