The leaders of the factions of the Duma introduced a bill to revoke the citizenship of the Russian Federation convicted of terrorism



The leaders of all four Duma factions – Vladimir Vasilyev (United Russia), Gennady Zyuganov (CPRF), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR) and Sergey Mironov (“Fair Russia”) – introduced to the state Duma a bill that allows to cancel the decision about the provision of Russian citizenship to persons convicted of terrorism. The document is available in the Duma electronic database.

“The bill proposes to amend article 22 of the law “On citizenship”, under which grounds for cancellation of the decision on acquisition of citizenship of the Russian Federation will be the conviction of a person to the punishment of the legally effective court sentence for committing crimes of a terrorist nature”, – stated in the explanatory Memorandum.