October 7th will be the fifth anniversary of the murder of Anna Politkovskaya.
Oh, and Putin's 59th birthday.
Russia’s law enforcement is being shorn of its Soviet roots but the courts still remain in shambles. “Telephone law” is still a common practice in Russia despite constitutional guarantees of judicial independence, especially in politically sensitive cases.
posted on 10/06/2011 5:39:49 PM PDT
(In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
Thank you for this thread.
posted on 10/06/2011 10:52:40 PM PDT
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