Trial of Russian Opposition Activist Volkov Resumes for ‘Obstructing LifeNews’

March 9, 2016
Opposition activist Leonid Volkov of the Parnas party, at court today on charges of "obstructing LifeNews" as a reporter stalked him during an attack by ultranationalists. Photo Yevgeny Kurskov/TASS


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