Rights activists issue call to investigate Putin following an article in The New Times

posted 2 Mar 2012, 05:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 2 Mar 2012, 05:58 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 29/02/12 

· Human rights activists 

The human rights organisation For Human Rights has called on the Procurator General Yury Chaika to investigate reports on Vladimir Putin´s activities published in an article in The New Times, the organisation's press office announced on 28 February 2012. 

The article alleged that Putin 'had been involved in numerous criminal acts of corruption over the past 11 years'. 

According to the Kasparov.ru website For Human Rights called on the Procurator to launch a criminal investigation into criminal offences reported by the media. [Read more]