It's Easy to be a Spy

posted 24 Sept 2012, 11:24 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 24 Sept 2012, 11:25 ]
Source: (info), 22/09/12 

· Security services 

On 21st September the State Duma unanimously adopted in a first reading amendments that widen the scope of the concept of “high treason”. Soon almost anyone who in one way or another has contact with foreigners may risk prosecution. 

The disclosure of state secrets is dealt with in Article 283 of the current version of the Criminal Code. According to this Article, anyone entrusted with a state secret, for example at work, can potentially be charged. [Read more]