The Prosecutor General of Russia announced the premeditated murder of an elk by Rashkin

Igor Krasnov said that Rashkin has 20 years of experience as a hunter

Russian Prosecutor General Igor Krasnov said that the actions of State Duma Deputy Valery Rashkin during the illegal elk hunt were deliberate. He also stressed that ignorance of the law does not absolve from responsibility.

‚ÄúDeputy Rashkin deliberately committed this crime, fired a shot at the animal, and killed him. What else can we talk about? “- Interfax quotes Krasnov as saying.

The Prosecutor General stressed that Rashkin was on the hunt with a firearm, while his colleagues did not have one. Krasnov also stressed that the deputy has 20 years of experience as a hunter and knows perfectly well what is being charged against him.