The state Duma adopted the law on the punishment flayers
Moscow. 13 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the state Duma at session on Wednesday has accepted in the second and third readings of a bill to strengthen penalties for cruelty to animals, including flayers and sadists. The amendments to the criminal code of the Russian Federation.
If the result of this treatment the animal was killed or injured, it will be punished by the penalty to 80 thousand roubles, or by compulsory works for a term of up to 360 hours, or by arrest for a term up to six months, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to 3 years.
If animals are abused a group of individuals in the presence of a minor, with the use of sadistic methods, public demonstration, including the media and the Internet in respect of several animals, the punishment will be fined from 100 thousand to 300 thousand roubles or compulsory works for a term up to five years, or imprisonment for a period of 3 to 5 years.
Illegal production, keeping, purchase, storage, transportation, sending and selling of especially valuable wild animals and aquatic biological resources listed in the Red book, with a public demonstration of the Internet and mass media shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term up to 5 years with a fine of up to 2 million rubles.
In profile Committee of “Interfax” explained that the bill has been removed note that the penalty will not apply to religious ceremonies with sacrifices on farm animals, both in hunting.
This is due to the fact that was clarified, the main provision of the bill, which says that ill-treatment that his goal is the infliction of pain, suffering, or has selfish or destructive purposes.