Writer Ludmila Ulitskaya offers to put up bail for detained activist Akimenkov, who is going blind in custody

posted 6 Nov 2012, 07:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 6 Nov 2012, 07:30 ]
2 November 2012 

Source: HRO.org (info
The writer Ludmila Ulitskaya has called for the release from custody of Vladimir Akimenkov, a protester under investigation in connection with the May 6 Bolotnaya Square demonstration, who suffers from progressive blindness. Her open letter, addressed to the presiding judge of Moscow City Court, Olga Egorova, on November 2 was published on The New Times website, Kasparova.Ru correspondent Elena Astarina reports. [Read more]