Hundreds of St. Petersburg Residents Pay Last Respects to Renowned Lawyer and Human Rights Defender

posted 24 Jan 2013, 00:58 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 27 Jan 2013, 11:14 ]
16 January 2013

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St. Petersburg & Leningrad Region

Anna Plotnikova: The funeral of lawyer Yury Schmidt, who died on 12th January 2013 at the age of 76, took place at Architects’ House in St. Petersburg. The first-floor room set aside for the ceremony was too small for all those wanting to pay their last respects to the renowned lawyer and human rights defender. [Read more]