NOVO-OGAREVO, December 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to hold an amnesty campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of the Russian Constitution. “The amnesty can embrace only those people who did not commit grave crimes and the crimes related with violent actions against representatives of the state authorities, primarily the law enforcement agencies,” the president stated.
At a meeting Putin instructed Presidential Human Rights Commissioner Vladimir Lukin and Chairman of the Presidential Council of Human Rights Mikhail Fedotov “to finalize the document (the amnesty act) jointly with the deputies of the State Duma lower house of Russian parliament.