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Russian Court Acquits Top Human Rights Leader of Defaming Chechen Leader

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A Moscow court has acquitted one of Russia’s top human rights activists of criminal charges of defaming the Kremlin-backed leader of Chechnya. In a surprise decision, the court ruled Tuesday that Oleg Orlov was only expressing his opinion when he said Ramzan Kadyrov was responsible for the murder of a fellow activist. The court said […]

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