Russian business ombudsman proposes pardon for economic crime convicts
MOSCOW, September 4 (RAPSI) – Russia’s business ombudsman Boris Titov has suggested that entrepreneurs convicted of committing economic crimes of low-to-medium severity be pardoned, his press service reports.
Moreover, he believes it necessary to apply amnesty to individuals imprisoned for crimes related to business activity for the first time.
The ombudsman has also proposed to drop charges against people presently prosecuted of these crimes.
Titov has already forwarded proposals for the preparation of amnesty confined to the 75-year anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War in May 2020 to the Presidential Council for Human Rights, the statement reads.