A group of 17 people's deputies, among them the leader of the CPRF Gennady Zyuganov, on Tuesday submitted to the state Duma a draft Law extending the Law on rehabilitation of victims of political repression on citizens of Crimea and Sevastopol, which had been subjected to repressions from the authorities of Ukraine.
Under the repression should be understood violent punitive measure, used by public authorities to individual citizens or groups of citizens, is written in an explanatory paper to the law, published on the Internet office of the state Duma.
the MPs stressed that such measures "political struggle" dissent is actively practiced and after the destruction of the USSR, sovereign Ukraine in the Republic of Crimea and the Federal city of Sevastopol in the period from 24 August 1991 to 18 March 2014" Historical debt of the Russian Federation assetsaaaaaaaa those who for many years sought the restoration of historical justice and fought for the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia, " – sure the elected officials. In the explanatory note it is reported that the purpose of this Law is the rehabilitation of all victims of political repression exposed to such within the Russian Federation in its present borders since 25 October (7 November) 1917, the restoration of their civil rights, elimination of other consequences of arbitrariness and ensuring feasible now in pecuniary damages. The second year after the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with the mainland of Russia, the inhabitants of new subjects of the Russian Federation has maintained a consistent position, so that Russia has rehabilitated its citizens convicted by the Ukrainian authorities for the political struggle for the Russian status of Crimea, the statement said. Remember, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.