On the Employment of the Death Penalty to Traitors of the Motherland, Spies, and Saboteur-Subversives
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«Vedemosti Verxovnogo Soveta SSSR», 1950 g. No. 3
as reprinted in
Ministerstvo Yusticii RSFSR, Ugolovnyj Kodeks RSFSR: Oficial'nyj tekst s izmeneniyami na 1 iyulya 1950 g. i s prilozheniem postatejno-sistematizirovannyx materialov, Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo Yuridicheskoj Literatury, Moskva, 1950; pp. 141-142
ON THE EMPLOYMENT OF THE DEATH PENALTY TOWARD TRAITORS OF THE MOTHERLAND, SPIES, SABOTEUR-SUBVERSIVES
Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, 12 January 1950
In consideration of petitions received from national republics, from trade unions, peasant organizations, and likewise from cultural figures on the indispensibility to make changes in the Decree to abolish the death penalty, so that Decree would not apply to traitors of the motherland, spies, and saboteur-subversives, the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR decrees:
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