Ограничения основных прав и свобод человека в международном праве и новации в российском уголовном законодательстве
The article analyzes the conformity of new amendments to articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation concerning the protection of state secret with permissible restrictions of fundamental rights and freedoms. It reveals the topical and timely nature of the introduction of changes in the Russian criminal legislation. Their importance is emphasized in order to guarantee the security of Russian citizens, the whole society and the state. Special attention is devoted to the theoretical and practical aspects of restricting fundamental human rights and freedoms. International documents, the practice of the European Court of Human Rights, and the writings of experts in the concerned fields are all analyzed.