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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Kiev Bans Executions

STRASBOURG, France -- Ukraine, which executed more prisoners last year than any country except China, on Monday signed the Council of Europe's protocol abolishing the death penalty, the organization reported.


Ukraine, which joined the council in 1995, also signed its convention for the prevention of torture and inhuman or degrading punishments or treatment.