Medvedev facilitates salary recovery procedure for sailors
MOSCOW, February 7 - RAPSI. President Dmitry Medvedev has endorsed Civil Code amendments giving Russian sailors an opportunity to recover their salaries and other due payments in courts at the defendant's ship location or at the ship's home port, the Kremlin reports on Tuesday.
"The adoption of this federal law is required to enhance legal protection for the Russian ships' crews," reads the note to the amendments.
The law was adopted by the State Duma on January 25 and approved by the Federation Council on February 1.