Authorities Refuse to Investigate Alleged Torture of Razvozzhaev

posted 25 Nov 2012, 13:53 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 25 Nov 2012, 13:53 ]
22 November 2012 

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RIA Novosti, citing spokesperson Vladimir Markin, reports that the Russian Investigative Committee has refused to bring a criminal case in connection with the torture of opposition activist Leonid Razvozzhaev, currently being held in a pre-trial detention centre in Lefortovo prison. Razvozzhaev maintains that he was kidnapped in Ukraine, taken to Russia, and under psychological pressure, was forced to testify to organising mass riots. [Read more]