Illegitimate Russian state Duma adopted in the final reading of the controversial bill that displays committed for the first time the battery beyond the Criminal code. It is reported by the service Bi-bi-si.
The adoption of a law voted by the so-called 380 deputies, against – three. Not voted by the Communists.
The resonant bill was introduced in the fall of United Russia.
The Russian Parliament spoke out against the mitigating amendments, which proposed to retain criminal liability for a beating of pregnant women, minors and persons in a helpless state.
The speaker called the decriminalization of beating “the key to strong families.”
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The majority of Russians, the most recent poll by the Russian VTSIOM, condemn physical violence but supported the proposal to mitigate the punishment for the beating that took place for the first time.