The deputies of the state Duma from the Communist party to develop a draft law that provides for criminal liability with a penalty of up to ten years of punishment for equating communism to Nazism.
The conference was initiated by the Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee Valery Rashkin and Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist party Sergei Obukhov. The text of the draft law is at the disposal of Fins news .
in 2014 the State Duma adopted a law that introduces criminal penalties of up to five years of serving the sentence for the rehabilitation of Nazism - the denial of the facts established by the verdict of the Nuremberg Tribunal, as well as for dissemination of false information about the activity of the USSR during the Second world war. In addition, introduces penalties for the desecration of the days of military glory and memorable dates of Russia.
the MPs propose to amend the provisions of article 354. 1 (rehabilitation of Nazism) of the Criminal code of the Russian Federation ban on equating political regimes of the USSR and Nazi Germany, as well as the last assertion of superiority ", to the explanatory note.
"The bill proposes to punish Such actions, creating the risk of onset of serious consequences, imprisonment for up to ten years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years or without that ", - said in the draft document.
The authors explain that these measures are necessary in connection with the "clearly appearing international trends in the post-war world order and rewrite the results of world war II on the basis promoted by the U.S. and its satellites since the "cold war" of the thesis of totalitarian political systems of the USSR and Nazi Germany."
elected officials like to remind you that in 2006 the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution on " the need for international condemnation of crimes of totalitarian Communist regimes ".
review of parliamentarians, in fact it is a call to equate communism to Nazism with relevant legal and geopolitical consequences.
"Such documents consistently prepare the ground to lay on the USSR's fault for instigating the Second world war," say the Communists.
in 2015, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the law on the prohibition of the Communist and Nazi totalitarian regimes and their symbolism, thus equating communism and Nazism.