It was the victory that was to change the history of Russia, making it a superpower. Thanks to this, Moscow sat on the UN Security Council, was a dominating power throughout the East for over 40 years and still wields considerable influence in the satellite territories of the former Soviet Union. To celebrate the triumph of World War II, Vladimir Putin has proposed and obtained the granting of amnesty. A act of magnanimity, worthy of a king, Czar Vlad, whom he firmly believes to be.
The measure will affect all those who are suspects, accused and convicted of minor and medium entity crimes, whose penalty donot exceed five years ‘ imprisonment. To benefit from the amnesty, will be invalids, soldiers on missions and parents of minor children.
According to preliminary estimates, benefiting from the amnesty will be about 350 thousand people, and a further 60,000, who will be acquitted in advance. According to declarations of the experts, with amnesty Russia will occupy thirtieth place in the world for numbers of detainees and no longer eighth, as it had done previously. There are currently about 600 thousand people held in Russian prisons.