Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights asks that investigation into Shlosberg attack be overseen at highest level

posted 5 Sep 2014, 04:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 5 Sep 2014, 05:02 ]
2 September 2014


Source: HRO.org (info)
On 1 September Mikhail Fedotov, chair of Russia’s Presidential Council for Civil Society and Human Rights, sent a letter to Aleksandr Bastrykin, head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, requesting that the criminal investigation into the attack on Lev Shlosberg, editor of the newspaper Pskovskaya guberniya and head of the local Pskov branch of the Yabloko party, be overseen by him personally. [Read more]

Translated by Joanne Reynolds 
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