Karim Khan, a Briton with great experience in reforming the International Criminal Court

As fighting continues in Ukraine with its share of victims and atrocities, the International Criminal Court (ICC) based in The Hague has launched an investigation which should enable it to gather evidence on war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during this conflict. So decided the new prosecutor, a 51-year-old Briton, determined to beef up […]

Kommersant: Russia may legalize pirated software due to sanctions

Russia is discussing the abolition of criminal and administrative liability for the use of unlicensed software. Kommersant writes about this with reference to a document called “Plan of priority actions to ensure the development of the Russian economy in the face of external sanctions pressure.” We are talking about pirated software from countries that have […]

Putin approves criminal liability for calls for sanctions against Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that, among other things, provides for criminal liability for calls for the imposition of foreign sanctions against the Russian Federation, according to the Kremlin website. The law implies the addition of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation with a new article – “Calls for the introduction of […]

The Prosecutor General’s Office reminded the Russians of the criminal liability for treason

Providing financial, consulting and other assistance to foreign states and organizations in activities against Russia’s security entails criminal liability, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office said. The department recalled that the Russian armed forces are conducting a “special operation to protect the DPR and LPR.” “It must be taken into account that the provision of financial, […]

Wartime Sanctions

According to Anton Samokhvalov, a partner at the KIAP Law Office, when assessing the risks of a business with persons on the sanctions lists, it is important which list the sanctioned person is on. So, in the USA there are several lists. SDN contains a list of persons subject to personal sanctions, with such persons […]

SK opened a case about an attempt by saboteurs to break into Russia – RBC

Photo: Oleg Yakovlev / RBC Investigators opened a criminal case after the Ukrainian military tried to enter Russia in infantry fighting vehicles, the press service of the Investigative Committee reported. “A criminal case has been initiated on the grounds of a crime under Art. 317 of the Criminal Code (encroachment on the life of military […]

ICR opened a case of attempted murder after the shelling of the Rostov region

On the fact of the shelling of the border area of ​​the Rostov region, a criminal case was opened in the main investigative department of the Investigative Committee of Russia. The Tarasovsky district of the region was shelled by paramilitary forces of Ukraine, this happened between five and six in the morning on February 19, […]