Russia weighs Putin proposal granting lifetime immunity for ex-presidents

Published Nov 05 2020 at 5:51 PM GMT
  • Russian lawmakers are considering legislation that would grant ex-presidents lifetime immunity from criminal prosecution " a bill proposed under President Vladimir Putin’s constitutional reforms.
  • The proposed legislation would expand existing Russian law, which dictates that sitting presidents cannot be held criminally or administratively liable for crimes committed while serving their terms, the Moscow Times reported.



  • Published Nov 5, 2020 5:51 PM GMT