The State Duma lifted parliamentary immunity from the representative of the Communist Party faction V. Rashkin

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AK&M 25 November 2021 17:41

The State Duma at the plenary session supported the deprivation of parliamentary immunity from the representative of the Communist Party faction Valery Rashkin. A deputy may be brought to criminal and administrative responsibility. This is stated in the message of the lower house of parliament.

According to the documents, a criminal case may be initiated under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "Illegal hunting". A deputy may be brought to administrative responsibility under the article of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation on the refusal of a medical examination for alcohol intoxication while driving a vehicle.

In addition, the Prosecutor General's Office asked deputies to consent to a search of residential and non-residential premises occupied by V. Rashkin, as well as the use of a preventive measure in the form of a ban on certain actions.