The state Duma adopted a law on life sentences for recruiting terrorists
Now the maximum punishment for recruiters is up to 10 years in prison.
MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. The state Duma at the additional meeting on Thursday adopted in the third final reading a bill toughening criminal liability for recruitment into the ranks of the terrorists up to life imprisonment. The author of the initiative made by the first Deputy head of the faction “United Russia”, Adalbi Shhagoshev.
The law increases the liability for financing of terrorism, as well as for the declination, recruitment or other involving of the person in the Commission of at least one of the crimes provided by articles of the Criminal code on terrorism. These crimes will now be punished by deprivation of liberty for a term from 8 to 20 years with a fine in the amount from 300 thousand to 700 thousand rubles or imprisonment for life. Currently, the maximum punishment for recruiters is up to 10 years in prison.