On the 7th of October, 2009 at the meeting with writers the Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin made another statement about «the complicity of YUKOS Company in murders» that «has been proved by the court».
Editor-in-chief of the radio station «Echo of Moscow» Alexey Venediktov on the air congratulated Alexey Pichugin with his birthday. Enumerating in the beginning of the program «Playground» the famous people who were born on the 25-th of July, Alexey Venediktov also called Alexey Pichugin.
I say happy birthday to you. I wish you good health, strength of mind and firm believe that law and justice will triumph and your «case», poorly disguised, will be reviewed. This time will surely come.
Alexey Melnikov, a member of the Bureau of the Russian Democratic Party «Yabloko»