All Posts Tagged With: "RIA Novosti"

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How Vera Trifonova Was ‘Purposefully Destroyed’

Half a year after Sergei Magnitsky’s scandalous death, a Russian businesswoman has died from a lack of medical care in Moscow’s Matrosskaya Tishina detention facility. provides a chronicle of the events leading up to her death.

Apr 30, 2010 | Continued
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Train Bombing Perpetrator Identified, Killed in Raid

The Russian Federal Security Service is saying that it has identified the perpetrator of a train bombing late last year that killed 26 people traveling from St. Petersburg to Moscow.

Mar 6, 2010 | Continued
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Police Claim to Identify Estemirova’s Killer

Law enforcement agents are claiming that they have solved last summer’s scandalous murder of human rights activist Natalya Estemirova, but the activist’s colleagues are already refuting the announcement.

Feb 25, 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
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Alleged Court Employee Charged with Attacking Cop

The Investigative Committee of the Prosecutor General has filed charges against a man who attacked a police officer with a crossbow and was carrying identification as an employee of the Moscow prosecutor’s office.

Dec 8, 2009 | Continued
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Judges Seek Protection Against Outside Interference

A representative from the Supreme Court of Arbitration says that appeals from judges to police about outside pressure have been in vain, and judges are requesting greater power to fight such interference.

Dec 1, 2009 | Continued
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Prison System Admits Partial Guilt in Lawyer Death

A top official in the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service has admitted that the prison system is partially to blame for the death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who was held for a year without charge and allegedly denied medical treatment.

Nov 27, 2009 | Continued