All Posts Tagged With: "Moscow City Court"

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With Verdict Upheld, Khodorkovsky Becomes ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

Following a much-criticized decision by a Moscow appeals court to uphold Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Platon Lebedev’s guilty verdict, Amnesty International has declared the pair to be prisoners of conscience.

May 25, 2011 | Continued
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Police Pressure Court Aide as Witnesses Step Forward

Reports are trickling in that corroborate accusations of a Khamovnichesky Court aide that the Khodokovsky verdict wasn’t written by the presiding judge.

Feb 17, 2011 | Continued
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Threats Against Moscow Judges On the Rise

A Moscow City Court representative says that more than a dozen judges have requested federal protection over the past year – the highest number in decades.

Sep 21, 2010 | Continued
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Moscow City Court Rules in Favor of ‘Strategy 31’

The Moscow City Court has made a decisive ruling in favor of the opposition’s Strategy 31 rally campaign, annulling an earlier decision that denied the illegality of Moscow’s refusal to sanction the rallies.

Jul 20, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Cop Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder

A former Russian police major has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering two and injuring 22 other people in a Moscow supermarket last April.

Feb 19, 2010 | Continued