Since the time of the Inquisition the collision of individuals with the machine of repressions has on many occasions become a subject of research of masters of art. Life constantly provided them with new material. The willpower and internal faith into the higher justice drove thousands through history, from religious reformers to soviet dissidents.
In modern Russia, as dozens of years ago, a common person can become a victim of the state millstone machinery of political repressions. Against will individuals have to continue the bitter history of confrontation. This happens nowadays: Aleksey Pichugin, thrown into jail as a result of an unfair trial and publicly slandered, saves the honor of his country.
«Trial of vengeance. The first victim of the YUKOS case» (in English)