Interior Minister supports resuming death penalty in Ukraine

18:58, 15 April 2008
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In a form of shooting

Interior Minister of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko speaks for resuming death penalty in Ukraine.

      According to an UNIAN correspondent, Yu.Lutsenko disclosed this in an interview with journalists after the conference concerning struggle against corruption, which was held by President Yushchenko today.

      “I`m for resuming the capital punishment in a form of shooting for particularly grave crimes against person” said Yu.Lutsenko.

      At the same time, he said that he is opposed to applying this punishment for corruption-related crimes.

      Earlier, delivering a speech at the conference, Yu.Lutsenko spoke for strengthening the responsibility for corruption of officials and introducing corresponding amendments into the legislation.

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