The LDPR in the Duma introduced a draft resolution on Crimean “Amnesty”
Amnesty, according to the document, not be convicted of serious crimes and hard-core recidivists.
MOSCOW, March 16. /TASS/. A group of deputies of the LDPR faction introduced to the state Duma a draft resolution on declaring Amnesty on the occasion of the third anniversary of the reunification of Crimea and Russia, which is celebrated on March 18. Its initiators are Vadim Denikin, Yaroslav Nilov and Mikhail Degtyarev, Alexey Didenko, Elena Strokova, Sergei Ivanov and Alexander Kurdyumov.
The initiative is placed in electronic base of documents of the lower house of Parliament.
As appears in the explanatory Memorandum, I propose to extend the “Crimean Amnesty” for persons sentenced to deprivation of liberty for minor crimes for up to five years. It is also proposed to grant Amnesty to minors, pregnant women and mothers of young children, women over 55 and men over 60 years of age, disabled persons of I, II and III groups.
While the Amnesty does not apply to “convicts for premeditated murder, robbery, robbery, rape, terrorism, extremism, hostage taking, banditry and other grave and especially grave crimes”. Amnesty, according to the document, are not subject to hard-core repeat offenders.