On Research and Realities of Decriminalization of Criminal Acts in Russia

Sergey A. Markuntsov
2019 Journal of Siberian Federal University  
The relevance of the research of decriminalization of criminal acts in Russia is due to both the lack of current adequate coverage of this issue even in some specialized studies of fundamental nature and the need to obtain a comprehensive understanding of decriminalization in Russia in the context of the trend of its modern criminal law policy humanization. The aim of the article is to study the processes of decriminalization of criminal acts in Russia through assessing the state of modern
more » ... nal law discourse on the problem specified. The research concludes the secondary, derivative nature of the analyzed decriminalization issues in most modern studies, the actual scale of full decriminalization of criminal acts in Russia, which aims for arithmetic error against the background of current decriminalization processes (for the entire period of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation only 4 criminal acts were fully decriminalized)
doi:10.17516/1997-1370-0511 fatcat:4wtbn235drb7hpigjnz66pd76a