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Bill on fines for personal data storage breach passes first reading in State Duma
The lower house of Russian parliament passed a bill on fines of up to 18 million rubles (about $300,000) for breach of requirements for storage of personal data of Russians in the first reading on Tuesday.
Prison terms for damage to war memorials to be captured in Russia’s criminal law
The State Duma lawmakers passed a bill on punishment for destruction or damage of war cemeteries and memorials commemorating fallen defenders of the Motherland or devoted to the Days of War Glory of Russia in a final third reading on Tuesday.
Russian Health Ministry ordered to draft proposals on reprofiling of medical facilities
Chairman of Russia’s Government Mikhail Mishustin has ordered the Health Ministry to take an assessment of medical organization and submit proposals on their conversion for the reception of coronavirus-infected patients.
Russia’s Penitentiary Authority seals off pretrial detention facilities
Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service has closed access to Moscow pretrial detention centers for lawyers and other visitors; it has also suspended delivery of parcels to convicts with the aim to prevent the spreading of the coronavirus disease.
Russian Economy Minister Ulyukayev charged with bribery