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"Kill Them All": Putin Allies Lobby For Return Of Death Penalty After Terror Attack

•, by Tyler Durden

Medvedev stated on Telegram, "Should we kill them? We should. And we will." The attack on the concert venue and mall complex by four gunmen, which ISIS-K has claimed responsibility for, marks the deadliest terror attack on Russian soil since the September 2004 Beslan school siege.

The former president continued by saying "it's more important to kill everyone involved" in the Crocus City Hall attack, beyond just the four suspected gunmen who made an appearance in court Sunday to settle the matter of pre-trial confinement. In total, eleven suspects were apprehended, but little information has been released on the others, none of which are said to be Russian nationals.

"All of them: those who paid, those who sympathized [and] those who helped," said Medvedev of those who may have collaborated or helped plan the attack. "Kill them all," he emphasized.

Currently, there are growing calls from Russians for the federal government to reinstate the death penalty. "Senior members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime have called for the country to bring back the death penalty following Friday's attack on a Moscow concert hall," AFP writes.

"Critics have sounded the alarm over the demand, including due to Russia's broad use of counter-terrorism and anti-extremist laws to target Kremlin opponents and supporters of Ukraine," the report continues. A moratorium on capital punishment has been in place since the 1990s nationwide. 

Vladimir Vasilyev, head of the ruling United Russia party in the State Duma, said over the weekend: "Now a lot of questions are being asked about the death penalty."

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Comment by PureTrust
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First of all, make 100% that you have the real criminals. When you do, executing them doesn't help anybody. Put them ion a squirrel cage to generate electricity. Zap them now and again to keep them moving. At least this way they might pay off a little of their debt to society.