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Introducing civil liability for publicly equating the role of the USSR to Germany in World War II

April 16, 2022

Vladimir Putin signed Federal Law On Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation.

The Federal Law introduces civil liability for violating the ban established by the federal law on publicly equating the objectives, decisions and actions of the USSR leaders, command and servicemen to the objectives, decisions and actions of leaders, command and servicemen of Nazi Germany and the European countries of the Axis during World War II, as well as denying the decisive role of the Soviet people in the defeat of Nazi Germany and the humanitarian mission of the USSR during the liberation of the European countries.

April 16, 2022