To release the violators of traffic rules (SDA) from the payment of fines suggested for the centenary of the revolution in the presidential Council on human rights (HRC), reports on Monday, October 16, “Interfax” with reference to the head of the Council Mikhail Fedotov.
“We gave the administration our proposals for the concept of Amnesty for the centenary of the Russian revolution. We are not talking about the October revolution, namely the revolution of 1917, which began in February 1917, and ended in early 1918 with the dissolution of the Constituent Assembly,” he told reporters.
HRC proposes to combine criminal and administrative Amnesty. The latter, according to Fedotov, involves the abolition of payment of the fine and may concern violations of traffic rules and migration rules.
Under the criminal Amnesty traditionally is supposed to bring women with children, the elderly and some other categories of prisoners.
Plans human rights defenders appeal to President Vladimir Putin requesting an administrative Amnesty for the centenary of the October revolution, it was reported in may. Then it was on persons deprived of driving license, committing the offense related to the conduct of meetings.
In turn, the Kremlin expressed unwillingness to comment on this idea. “A clear position on the initiative of the Council on human rights no, because it’s a fairly new initiative”, — said Peskov.
The last time General criminal Amnesty was held in April of 2015 in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war. Under it, according to Fedotov, got 240 thousand people. The proposed HRC administrative Amnesty, if passed, will be the first in the history of modern Russia.