Murder (Russian law)

According to the modern Russian Criminal Code, only intentional killing of another human is considered as a murder. The following types of murder are defined:Murder per se :
common corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 6 and 15 years
qualified corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 8 and 20 years, life sentence, or death penalty. Aggravating circumstances:a) against two or more people;
b) against person on public duty or their relatives;
c) killing of hostage, kidnapped or helpless person;
d) killing of pregnant;
e) committed in a cruel way;
f) committed in a socially dangerous way;
g) motivated by a blood feud (vendetta);
h) committed by a group of persons, a group of persons under a preliminary conspiracy, or an organized group;
i) for a profit, including contract killing, or connected with a robbery, extort or banditry;
j) with a rowdy motive;
k) to cover or secure another crime,
l) connected with a rape or sexual assault;
m) hate crime;
n) with the aim to use organs or tissues of victim.Privileged types of murder:
Of newborn child by mother, punished with a sentence up to 5 years.
In affect state, up to 3 years.
Exceeding reasonable level of self-defense, up to 2 years.


According to the modern Russian Criminal Code, only intentional killing of another human is considered as a murder. The following types of murder are defined:Murder per se : common corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 6 and 15 years qualified corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 8 and 20 years, life sentence, or death penalty. Aggravating circumstances:a) against two or more people; b) against person on public duty or their relatives; c) killing of hostage, kidnapped or helpless person; d) killing of pregnant; e) committed in a cruel way; f) committed in a socially dangerous way; g) motivated by a blood feud (vendetta); h) committed by a group of persons, a group of persons under a preliminary conspiracy, or an organized group; i) for a profit, including contract killing, or connected with a robbery, extort or banditry; j) with a rowdy motive; k) to cover or secure another crime, l) connected with a rape or sexual assault; m) hate crime; n) with the aim to use organs or tissues of victim.Privileged types of murder: Of newborn child by mother, punished with a sentence up to 5 years. In affect state, up to 3 years. Exceeding reasonable level of self-defense, up to 2 years.
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Murder (Russian law)

According to the modern Russian Criminal Code, only intentional killing of another human is considered as a murder. The following types of murder are defined:Murder per se :
common corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 6 and 15 years
qualified corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 8 and 20 years, life sentence, or death penalty. Aggravating circumstances:a) against two or more people;
b) against person on public duty or their relatives;
c) killing of hostage, kidnapped or helpless person;
d) killing of pregnant;
e) committed in a cruel way;
f) committed in a socially dangerous way;
g) motivated by a blood feud (vendetta);
h) committed by a group of persons, a group of persons under a preliminary conspiracy, or an organized group;
i) for a profit, including contract killing, or connected with a robbery, extort or banditry;
j) with a rowdy motive;
k) to cover or secure another crime,
l) connected with a rape or sexual assault;
m) hate crime;
n) with the aim to use organs or tissues of victim.Privileged types of murder:
Of newborn child by mother, punished with a sentence up to 5 years.
In affect state, up to 3 years.
Exceeding reasonable level of self-defense, up to 2 years.


According to the modern Russian Criminal Code, only intentional killing of another human is considered as a murder. The following types of murder are defined:Murder per se : common corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 6 and 15 years qualified corpus delicti. Punished with a sentence between 8 and 20 years, life sentence, or death penalty. Aggravating circumstances:a) against two or more people; b) against person on public duty or their relatives; c) killing of hostage, kidnapped or helpless person; d) killing of pregnant; e) committed in a cruel way; f) committed in a socially dangerous way; g) motivated by a blood feud (vendetta); h) committed by a group of persons, a group of persons under a preliminary conspiracy, or an organized group; i) for a profit, including contract killing, or connected with a robbery, extort or banditry; j) with a rowdy motive; k) to cover or secure another crime, l) connected with a rape or sexual assault; m) hate crime; n) with the aim to use organs or tissues of victim.Privileged types of murder: Of newborn child by mother, punished with a sentence up to 5 years. In affect state, up to 3 years. Exceeding reasonable level of self-defense, up to 2 years.
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