MOSCOW, July 19 (RAPSI) - The People's Council of the Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) has adopted a bill on responsibility for actions aimed at discrediting the foreign policy of Donbass and Russia, the press service of the LPR parliament reports.

The document, submitted by the head of the region Leonid Pasechnik, allows, in particular, to expel foreigners and stateless persons from the self-proclaimed republic for violating the established procedure for organizing or holding meetings or rallies, organizing a simultaneous stay and (or) movement of large numbers of citizens in public places that entails a violation of public order, propaganda or public demonstration of prohibited paraphernalia or symbols, including those of Nazi and extremist nature.

According to Oleg Popov, chairman of the LPR National Security Committee, the adoption of the bill is to have a preventive effect on citizens, officials, legal entities, foreign citizens and stateless persons and to contribute to ensuring the security of the state and society.

Amendments are to be made to the Republican Code of Administrative Offenses.