Government privileges to be cut
Published time: 12 Jan, 2007 01:11 Edited time: 12 Jan, 2007 04:11
The lower house of the Russian parliament, the State Duma, has reduced the number of privileges for Russian government officials. Special number plates fast-tracking officials on the country's busy roads have been banned.
During its session on Friday the deputies are also voting to toughen the copyright law and have discussed moving the Constitutional Court from Moscow to Saint Petersburg.