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Putin Signs Law Boosting Anti-Terror Defense of Atomic Facilities

Sputnik News

00:22 05.07.2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that will boost anti-terrorist defense of atomic facilities by creating a special security zone around them.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Access to security areas will be restricted with a list of reasons for access denial to be created.

"In order to boost anti-terrorist defense of atomic facilities… a security zone with special conditions of using [its] territory – a security area with a special legal regime – is established," the law says.

Flights over atomic facilities as well as rights to conduct business; owning and use of natural resources in security zones will also be restricted under the bill.

Scale and borders of a security area will be set in accordance with a safety data sheet of an atomic facility that must contain information about measures necessary for ensuring security of the object.

The law will enter into force on January 1, 2017.

Sputnik



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