Shaun Walker is Moscow Correspondent for The Independent.
19 March 2013 06:11 PM
Investigators have dropped an inquiry into the death in jail of Sergei Magnitsky, stating that the whistleblowing lawyer’s agonising death, which became an international scandal, was not the result of malpractice.
12 March 2013 07:08 PM
Andrei Lugovoy said he had 'lost all faith in the opportunity of an unbiased investigation in Britain'
Chaos in Moscow court for trial of dead whistle-blowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky as legal team fail to show
12 March 2013 12:00 AM
There was mayhem in a tiny courtroom in Moscow today after one of the most controversial trials in recent Russian history – that of the deceased whistle-blowing lawyer Sergei Magnitsky – failed to start.
11 March 2013 05:56 PM
The director of Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre has claimed that the “real puppetmaster” of the acid attack on the theatre’s artistic director is still at large.
05 March 2013 08:28 AM
42-year-old ballet boss was attacked with sulphuric acid by hooded assailant in January
01 March 2013 06:56 PM
Georgian leader takes to road in protest at jibes over his opulence – and security he can’t trust
01 March 2013 06:08 PM
A controversial Russian banker has been granted political asylum in Britain in a move which is likely to increase tension between London and Moscow.
25 February 2013 06:14 PM
President Vladimir Putin signed an anti-smoking bill into law today that looks set to transform Russian public life. The legislation will see smoking outlawed in government buildings and other public institutions from this summer, and in all restaurants, bars and cafes from next year.
25 February 2013 06:04 PM
Torture allegations no problem to the French-born, newly Russian actor as he cosies up to Kadyrov
14 February 2013 05:54 PM
The British-educated Chechen man accused of plotting to kill Vladimir Putin has given his version of events to the Ukrainian court where he is standing trial.
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