Sports minister says RUSADA doping inspectors started testing athletesSport July 25, 17:25
Arctic shelf development tops agenda of Murmansk international business weekBusiness & Economy July 25, 17:08
Trump backs investigation into Kiev’s meddling attempts to sabotage his election campaignWorld July 25, 16:57
Erdogan announces deal with Russia on S-400 air defense missile systemsMilitary & Defense July 25, 16:16
Austria concerned about US attempts to achieve own economic ambitions via Russia sanctionsBusiness & Economy July 25, 15:41
Russia may appeal ECHR’s decision on compensation for defendant in Nemtsov murder caseSociety & Culture July 25, 15:23
Moldovan president, Russian envoy to hash over bilateral ties and breakaway TransnistriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 14:43
US will either have to put up with North Korea’s nuclear weapons or use force — expertWorld July 25, 14:33
Kremlin refrains from comments on media allegations about Tillerson’s possible resignationRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 25, 14:03
MOSCOW, October 9 (Itar-Tass) - The State Duma lower house of the Russian parliament might review, on October 15, the 1st reading of the presidential bill proposing to commit relatives of terrorists to reimburse the damage they caused. On Wednesday, the house committee for security supported the presidential initiative.
"The proposed measures to combat terrorism are comprehensive; they were developed on the basis of analysis of law-enforcement practice and international experience," Committee chairwoman Irina Yarovaya (United Russia faction) said at a session of the Committee. "Taking into account the fact that terrorism is a global phenomenon, the instruments to combat it should be commensurate and comprehensive."
For his part, first deputy chairman of the Committee Khozh Magomed Vakhayev (United Russia) noted that the bill was "important and necessary, because we've been fighting terrorist groups for decades, especially in the North Caucasus."
"I don't understand why we did not submit this legislation ten, 15 or 20 years ago," he said. "I believe residents, especially in the North Caucasus, will welcome the bill."