Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on fines up to 1 million rubles. for distributing firearms ammunition manufacturing instructions to the media. According to RBC, a document suggesting amendments to Art. 13.15 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (abuse of freedom of the mass media), published on the portal of legal information.
Penalties for distributing information in the media on how ammunition for firearms is made will range from 10,000 to 50,000 rubles. with confiscation of created items. The maximum fine threatens legal entities – from 800 thousand to 1 million rubles, as well as a possible suspension of activities for up to 90 days.
The law was introduced by deputies of the State Duma. The authors of the document believe that the adoption of the law will “improve guarantees for the safety of life and health of citizens.”
At the same time, the law adopted today establishes administrative liability for discrediting volunteer formations or persons performing tasks of the Russian Armed Forces. These amendments concern art. 20.3.3 of the Code of Administrative Offenses (public actions aimed at discrediting the use of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in order to protect the interests of the Russian Federation and its citizens, maintain international peace and security, or exercise their powers by state bodies of the Russian Federation for these purposes). Corresponding offenses entail a fine in the amount of 30 thousand to 50 thousand rubles. for individuals and from 300 thousand to 500 thousand rubles. for a legal entity.
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