Media: no one has been convicted of illegal entry into Crimea

Not a single person was convicted of a violation of article 332-1 of the Criminal code of Ukraine in 2014 — the first half of 2015, according to the response of the State judicial administration of Ukraine the journalist

This article provides till 5 years of prison (and in the case of group crimes — 8 years with confiscation) for violating the procedure of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine or departure.

There is, however, likely that cases under this article were not included in the report of the judges due to the fact that in case of Commission of several crimes, the accounting is based on the article of the criminal code, which implies that greater punishment.

In response, GAW of Ukraine said that the convicts for the whole year of 2015 will be available after February 10, 2016.

Article 332-1 was introduced in the criminal code of Ukraine on 15 April 2014 the law «About the I zabezpechennya rights freedoms citizens of pravovi mode on tymczasowo of akupavany terior of Ukraine» after the annexation of Crimea by Russia.

We will remind, in June 2015, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the procedure of entry of citizens of Ukraine and foreign citizens in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and exit.

In January 2016 Ukraine imposed a ban on the supply of goods and services in the Crimea.

Media: no one has been convicted of illegal entry into Crimea 01.02.2016

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