Russian President puts restrictions on ex-security employees’ departure abroad
MOSCOW, December 16 (RAPSI) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday signed a bill on temporary restriction on departure of leaving the country of ex-employees of the Federal Security Service (FSB) into law. The document’s version is published on the official website of legal information.
Amendments are to be introduced into the Law On the Procedure for Exit from the Russian Federation and Entry into the Russian Federation.
The temporary prohibition may be imposed for up to 5 years from the dismissal date of an FSB officer, the law reads.
Previously, such restriction is imposed only for current FSB employees. After dismissal departure abroad could be limited only if the officers had top-secret clearance.