Yury Schmidt: Defender of the Fatherland

posted 23 Jan 2013, 04:33 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 23 Jan 2013, 04:34 ]
14 January 2013

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Anna Rudnitskaya: "Do you know Pushkin's apartment on the Moika Canal?" Yury Schmidt the defence lawyer is dictating his address to me. "Well mine isn't far from there"... Once in his apartment, he goes up to the window and shows me the view. When the window is open the apartment is filled with the voices of tour guides on pleasure boats wending their way along "the Rivers and Canals of Petersburg". Schmidt the Petersburg defence lawyer - this is how he is referred to all the time. [Read more]