Mikhail Savva: Academic, human rights defender and political prisoner

posted 4 Jul 2013, 08:10 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 4 Jul 2013, 08:11 ]
4 July 2013 

Source: HRO.org (info
Mikhail Valentinovich Savva, born 1964, who has PhDs in politics and in sociology, is a staff member of the non-profit organization Southern Regional Resource Centre, a deputy chair of the Public Oversight Commission for Krasnodar region, and a professor at Kuban State University. He has been charged under Article 159, Section 1 (fraud) and Article 159.2, Section 3 (major fraud committed through abuse of an official position) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. He is being held in custody at a pre-trial detention centre. [Read more]