In Russia, they conceived to punish for comparing the USSR and Nazi Germany: Politics: Russia: Lenta.ru
The Russian government positively assessed the bill on the creation of a new Article 13.47 in the Code of Administrative Offenses on Germany’s fines for comparing the actions of the USSR and during the Second World War, as well as for the negative decisive role in the victory over the fascism of the Soviet people. With the relevant document got acquainted “News”.
The Cabinet of Ministers decided to support the bill of the State Duma deputies from “United Russia” Elena Yampolskaya and Alexander Zhukov “On Amendments to the Administrative Offenses Code of the Russian Federation”. The politicians proposed to add to the Administrative Code the article “Violation of the prohibition of public identification of the goals, decisions and actions of the USSR leadership, the command and military personnel of the USSR with the goals, decisions and actions of the German leadership, the command and military personnel of Nazi Germany and European countries during the Second World War, as well as denying the decisive the role of the Soviet people in the defeat of Nazi Germany and the humanitarian mission of the USSR during the liberation of European countries ”.
Politicians suggested punishing Russians for these actions with fines ranging from one to two thousand rubles or administrative arrest for up to 15 days; the considered persons – with fines from one to four thousand rubles; persons – fines from 10 legal entities to 50 thousand rubles.
For a repeated violation, citizens face from 2.5 to 5 thousand rubles or arrest for 15 days. Officials have to pay from 5 to 20 thousand rubles or be disqualified for a period of six months to a year. Legal entities face a fine of up to 100 thousand rubles or an administrative suspension of activity for a period of up to 90 days for committing repeated actions.
The bill has already been submitted to the State Duma: most of the factions supported the initiative of their colleagues. So, the first Zed of the Just Russia faction, Oleg Nilov, said that the party voted in favor of the innovation, since “it considers actions to identify the role of Germany and unacceptable.”
“In my opinion, it is not necessary to punish with money, administrative work, for example, cleaning the graves of soldiers who died in the Great Patriotic War,” – Prize Nilov.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke about the importance of historical memory for the people. He called the Immortal Regiment action “a river of memory, pride, gratitude to our ancestors for what they did for us, and hope for a better future.”