The state Duma supported the bill to revoke citizenship from terrorists

The state Duma supported the bill to revoke citizenship from terrorists

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The document was unanimously adopted in the first reading


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The state Duma in the first reading adopted the draft law on deprivation of citizenship of the Russian terrorists. Parliamentarians adopted it unanimously.

Under current law, the person who filed the statement with the request for granting citizenship of Russia, agrees to abide by the laws of the country. To cancel the decision on acquisition of citizenship, if the person has submitted false documents or provided false information when entering into citizenship. With this new instrument offers to understand the communication of false information unwillingness to abide by the Constitution and laws of the country.

The bill was initiated after the terrorist attack on 3 April in the subway of St. Petersburg. The suspect — a native of Kyrgyzstan About Jalilov had acquired Russian citizenship.

Recall that the authors of the initiative by the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, Deputy Chairman of the profile Committee on state construction and legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov and the leaders of all four Duma factions.