Source Pravda.Ru

Science goes into battle - Comments

Latest tragic events connected with Russia scientists seem to have really stirred up Russian society. One hardly could be indifferent to what has happened with Vladimir Dobrenkov, dean of sociology faculty of Moscow State University, or with Andrei Brushlinski, director of Psychology Institute of Russian Academy of Science. Many people who earlier supported liberal ideas now believe the death penalty should be again introduced in the country to put an end to the existing situation. PRAVDA.Ru already wrote that professor Dobrenkov’s demand to cancel moratorium on the death penalty had been supported by more than 100 professors of Moscow colleges. According to sociological poll’s results, carried out in Moscow by Research Institute of Moscow Humanitarian and Social Academy, overwhelming majority of Moscow citizens - 89 percent – support cancellation of the moratorium. For the time being, Moscow keeps composure. While open letters, appeals addressed to the authorities are still arriving…

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