The moratorium on death penalty need for Russia itself, and not in favor of any international organizations, said the Head of the state Duma on civil, criminal, arbitration and procedural legislation Pavel Krasheninnikov.
first Vice-speaker of the state Duma LDPR Igor Lebedev said Last news that the possible withdrawal of Russia from the Council of Europe means automatic termination decisions of the European court of human rights (ECtHR) in the Russian Federation, and also gives the right to restore the death penalty in the Criminal code. In 1996, the Russian Federation invited the Council of Europe only if the abolition of the death penalty.
" The abolition of the death penalty required the country, and not for someone to please or not to please. We must fight for the inevitability of retribution, not cruelty. Needless to say, without judicial errors can not do, but must be fought for to be able to fix them, " said Krasheninnikov.
He said that there were precedents when man was sentenced to death, and then it turned out that He is innocent.
on Wednesday, the PACE has deprived the Russian delegation's voting rights until April, thereby extending introduced last April penalties because of the situation in Ukraine. The head of the delegation Alexei Pushkov said that the Russian Federation PACE leaves before the end of the year. According to him, at the end of the year will be to address the question of Russian membership in the Council of Europe.