Does the death penalty contradict the Constitution?
The Collegium of judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine approved the open discussion of the case handed by 51 MPs about the question indicated in the heading. The death penalty is mentioned in a number of articles of the Penal Code of Ukraine introduced into operation on 1 April 1961. The press service of the Constitutional Court informed the UNIAN agency that head of the Constitutional Court Ivan Timchenko appointed the discussion at the plenary meeting of the court on 22 June. The reporter will be judge Petro Martynenko.
. Den., No.106, June, 1999