Court Refuses to Overturn Pavliuchenkov’s Plea Bargain

posted 17 Dec 2012, 05:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 17 Dec 2012, 05:22 ]
13 December 2012 

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Moscow City Court has refused the victims’ request to overturn the deal struck with the judiciary by Dmitry Pavliuchenkov, the former head of surveillance at Moscow’s Main Internal Affairs Directorate accused of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya, reports Grani.Ru, citing RIA Novosti. Politkovskaya’s children, Ilya and Vera, consider Pavliuchenkov’s version of events concerning the organisers of the crime and his own role in it to be implausible. [Read more]