MOSCOW, December 31. /TASS/. President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a bill of amendments that prohibit leaders of public or religious organizations, which have been outlawed by court rulings as the ones engaging in extremist activities, to set up similar organizations within a period of ten years after the court resolutions take effect,the Kremlin said.
Russia’s State Duma, the lower house of parliament endorsed the bill on December 19. The Federation Council, the upper house gave its endorsement on December 25.
Also, the new law stipulates the maintenance of a unified federal register of legal entities and individuals whose engagement in extremist activities or terrorism has been proved by verified data and it spells out the appropriate procedures for their registration.