The Federation Council will discuss the decriminalization of articles of the criminal code, which is judged Kurgan farmer

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MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. The Senator from the Kurgan region Elena Perminova invited colleagues from the Federation Council Committee on legislation to consider the issue of decriminalization of article of the criminal code “trafficking of special technical means intended for secret information”. She announced this on Wednesday, TASS reported.

Accused in this article of the criminal code is a farmer from the village of the Scapula Lebyazhievsky district of Kurgan region Evgeny Vasiliev, which told Russian President Vladimir Putin at a big press conference on December 14. Vasilyev, who is a disabled person of group III because of asthma, ordered from China GPS tracker “Mini A8” to follow his calf. The device is forbidden to free circulation on the territory of Russia in connection with the presence of signs referring to special technical means for secret obtaining of information. The man was detained by FSB officers in the premises of the Russian post in the village of the Scapula when the receipt of mail.