The Human Rights Committee has recommended the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to adopt bill #5478 in order to abolish fines for leaving the temporarily occupied territories of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions through Russia. This was reported by the press service of the Ukrainian parliament.
“The committee members have recommended adopting bill #5478 as a basis taking into account the proposals of the committee,” the statement contained.
It is noted that the adoption of this document will establish additional state guarantees to the rights and freedoms of Ukrainian citizens. Some of them are forced to violate the Ukrainian legislation particularly in the order of entering and leaving the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine due to circumstances.
Currently, such violation is fined from $62 to $187.
As we reported, the occupant 'authorities' on the temporarily occupied territories in Donbas have been closing schools, colleges and other educational institutions, as ordered by the Russian government. Lyudmyla Denisova, Ukraine's parliamentary ombusdman reported that.