In Russia introduced criminal liability for violations during the vote on the Constitution

during the plenary session on Tuesday the state Duma adopted a law on criminal responsibility for violations during nationwide voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, reports RIA Novosti.

the Authors of the bill Deputy of the state Duma Pavel Krasheninnikov and Senator Andrey Klishas. They propose to amend a number of articles of the criminal code.

Under the bill, criminal penalties will depend on the severity of the crimes — from fines to 4 years ‘ imprisonment.