Russia intends to introduce criminal responsibility for imports of sanctioned goods
The Ministry of Finance of Russia has prepared a bill that provides for the introduction of a criminal penalty for the import of sanctioned goods into the Russian Federation. The document was published on the Russian federal portal of drafts of normative legal acts.
The Ministry proposed to supplement the criminal code with Article 226.2 on the violation of the prohibition on the turnover of certain categories of goods in the Russian Federation established in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation on the customs business.
According to this article, violation of the ban would be punished by imprisonment for three …read more