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On process on Anna Politkovsky`s business have not defined the form of hearings

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the Moscow district military court yesterday at preliminary session on the case of murder of the journalist the New newspaper Anna Politkovsky could not define the form of carrying out of judicial sessions. According to lawyer Murata Musaev representing interests of accused brothers of Mahmudovyh, the judge insists on carrying out of the closed process, referring to presence in business of materials under a signature stamp Confidentially . But according to the lawyer, it intend with foam at a mouth to insist on open hearings . It is impossible on the basis of two - three leaflets with materials it is investigatory - operative actions to close process - the defender got excited yesterday. The lawyer was supported also the representative of a family suffered by Anna Stavitsky who has declared that when it got acquainted with criminal case materials, any secrets in it has not found . Therefore I consider that the bases for the closed process are not present - the madam Stavitsky has told. Definitively question on the form of judicial sessions will dare on November, 17th, and one day selection of board of jurymen later will begin. The son of the lost journalist Ilya Politkovsky considers that murder of his mother is opened not up to the end as the consequence did not manage to find customers. but I hope that they will be established - he has told. Anna Politkovsky has been killed on October, 7th, 2006 in Moscow. Natives of the Chechen Republic are accused of its murder Sergey Hadzhikurbanov, by Dzhabrail and Ibragim Mahmudovy. The officer of FSB Pavel Rjaguzov who was earlier passing on the case of murder, is accused now only of excess of powers of office and extortion.

the Question about conditional - Michael Khodorkovsky`s early release will consider in regional court
the Chita regional court has started consideration of the appeal of Michael Khodorkovsky on the decision of Ingodinsky court of Chita, in August of this year refused eks - the head of YUKOS in conditional - an early release (UDO). We will remind, the refusal motivated regional court with that mister Khodorkovsky has not repented of perfect crimes and has not mastered in a colony of Krasnokamenska of a speciality the seamstress - motoristka . During consideration of the cassation Michael Khodorkovsky named yesterday this decision biassed : I worked in a colony all time. Thus earned more than the ordinary prisoner . eks - the head of YUKOS has told that he never refused a hard work, and has reminded that the first badge has received for labour valour on BAMe in 1980 - h years. As informed Absence at Michael Khodorkovsky of encouragements from a colony management was one of causes of a failure in UDO regional court also. on - to mine, it is not the basis for refusal in conditional - an early release. The court has not convinced me of it - Natalia Terekhov has informed yesterday the lawyer. Today the regional court will continue to consider Michael Khodorkovsky`s cassation.

, Chita