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New criminal code a step towards civilization

Author: Svitlana Tuchynska All articles by this author

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Nov. 22, 2012 23:55
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Ukrainian new criminal code limits the term of pre-trial detention to 12 months for felonies and 6 months for petty crimes.
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It took more than 50 years, but Ukraine has finally changed its criminal law.  

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