Russia Update: Suspect in Assault of Kashin Claims to Have Audio Tape Incriminating Turchak

October 1, 2015
Oleg Kashin. Photo by Dmitry Lebedev/Kommersant

A suspect in the case of the brutal beating of journalist Oleg Kashin in 2010 has said he can provide testimony proving that Governor Andrei Turchak of the Pskov Region ordered the assault.

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