Vox Pop: Death penalty in Russia?

RBTH's correspondent found out what people from Moscow think about the possible introduction of the death penalty in Russia.

The head of Russia's Investigative Committee, Alexander Bastrykin offered recently to return the status of capital punishment in the penal code. The death penalty should be a preventative measure to intimidate potential criminals, it should not be used, - said Bastrykin.

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