Today, State Duma deputies adopted the federal law on the prosecutor'soffice of the Russian Federation on the third and final reading. Accordingto the document, prosecutors and crime investigators as representatives ofstate authorities are especially protected by the state. At the same time,their close relatives are also under protection. In exceptionalcircumstances, other persons can be protected whose life, health andproperty are trespassed in order to hamper legal activities of prosecutorsand crime investigators, or to make them change the nature of theseactivities, or to avenge the mentioned activities. The property of thesepeople is protected the same way, too.The federal law was adopted unanimously..
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969