Tag: Pyotr Ofitserov

European Court Of Human Rights Rules In Favour Of Navalny And Ofitserov Over Kirovles Conviction

February 23, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the 2013 conviction of Alexey Navalny and Pyotr Ofitserov constituted a violation of their rights to a fair trial under the European Convention on Human Rights. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the […]

Russian Court Explains Mitigation of Opposition Leader’s Sentence

November 4, 2013

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was found guilty of fraud in July, and while he recently lost his appeal, in October his five-year prison sentence was suspended. Now the court has released an explanation for the mitigation of his sentence. Under current election law, Navalny, as a convicted felon, would never be able to hold public […]

Political Leaders and Experts Discuss Navalny’s Suspended Sentence

October 18, 2013

Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny has had his prison sentence suspended, though his conviction for fraud still precludes him from running for public office, at least for now (read our full analysis of here). Below, Slon, an independent news outlet, has posted comments from several high-profile politicians and political thinkers. – Ed. Pavlovsky: “I don’t think […]

Alexey Navalny’s Closing Statement

July 5, 2013

[Today, opposition leader Alexey Navalny made his closing statement at his trial for “embezzlement.” The defense was not allowed to call any witnesses and comments made before the trial began by the presiding judge and officials from the Investigative Committee characterized his guilt as a foregone conclusion. Nevertheless, Navalny remained defiant in the face of […]