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Moscow lawmaker: 'Death penalty' for anyone interfering in Russian election

Mar 06, 2018 - The Washington Times

The outspoken deputy of Russia's communist party said Monday that any foreign official including from the United States found guilty of "interfering" in Russia's upcoming presidential election should face the death penalty or up to 25 years in prison.

"That's the worst crime that there is, other than rape and murder," said Leonid Kalashnikov, who's also a key committee chief in Russia's State Duma or lower house of parliament, according to news reports in Moscow.

While the death pen...