Ludmila Alekseeva responds to Kolokoltsev's comments on capital punishment

posted 12 Feb 2013, 13:00 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 12 Feb 2013, 13:00 ]
11 February 2013

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Head of the Moscow Helsinki Group Ludmila Alekseeva has reminded the Minister of Internal Affairs that "we cannot go back to capital punishment, because that would mean we would have to leave the Council of Europe and would signal our international isolation from the modern world, which would be detrimental not only to our economy but also to the very existence of our country in today's global world." [Read more]