The scope of this criminal case extends to 80 volumes, the lists of witnesses include more than 800 names, and from that amount 300 witnesses are going to speak in support of the defendant. Current trial in comparison with the previous one is given in public way, by the judge of the
We would like to remind you, that the way how the first trial was conducted is the reason of rejection the first jury tending towards the verdict of „not guilty“ was dissolved by the judge Natalya Olikhver. New jury that pleaded him guilty, in opinion of accused Pichugin, was under pressure of the Prosecutor of General’s Office.
The court session on the 3rd of April was attended by accused, state accuser Kamil Kashaev, lawyers, as well as by complainants, including Evgeny Ribin.
The hearings of this case were postponed till the 16 of May, 2006, as new advocates were appointed to some defendants, and an advocate of another accused one was on a trip.