Russia: Government received authority to impose the state of emergency




The Government of the Russian Federation received the right to impose the high alert or emergency situation regimes throughout the whole country. On March 31, the State Duma of the Russian Federation adopted the required law to provide the Government with the reporting authorities.

Also, the adopted law confers the right to the Cabinet of Ministers to establish the binding rules of conduct, in terms of imposing of the emergency regime throughout the whole territory of Russia or its part.

According to the announcement, the Cabinet of Ministers took the decision, in order to take operating measures in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic.