Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences / The History of Russian and Foreign Criminal Legislation on the Abuse of Corpses and Burial Places

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Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences: 2008, Vol. 1, Issue 2
Bondareva, Elena V.
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Siberian Federal University, 79 Svobodny, Krasnoyarsk 660041 Russia
corpse; burial place; grave; abuse article #244; tomb; destruction

This article gives a historical background and compares article 244 of the Russian criminal code, which provides the definition and punishment for corpse and grave abuse, with the laws of foreign countries for the same crimes. The similarities and differences of the different systems are examined and analyzed.

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