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    Kostromina Kseniya Lvovna | 22 Jan 2007

    One of Alexey Pichugins lawyers. She was born in 1973. She got a higher education after graduating from the Russian state humanitarian university and the Moscow institute of economics of management and law.

    She is a lawyer of the Moscow citys faculty of advocates, an expert of the Centre of assistance to international defence.

    Specialization: criminal law, protection of interests in the European court of Human Rights.

    Entered the case in April, 2004, Kseniya Kostromina in the same month lodged the appeal, signed by Alexey Pichugin, to the European Court of Human Rights about violation of his rights during the preliminary investigation. In the interview to the «Novaya gazeta» from 12.08.04 Kseniya Kostromina informed that she disposed of the copies of materials, connected with so called Pichugins «intelligence interrogation» in July, 2003 in the detention facility of the Federal Security Service «Lefortovo» (within the frameworks of this intelligence interrogation" Alexey Pichugin was applied the psychotropic agents).

    In the course of both the first and the second Alexey Pichugins trial Kseniya Kostromina insisted on an absolute innocence of her client. She pointed at the absence of direct evidence of Pichugins complicity in the crimes, incriminated to him, and also at the absence of motives for committing them.

    In the interviews in mass media Kseniya Kostromina repeatedly stated that Pichugins case was inspired for the sake of Leonid Nevzlins extradition from Israel.


    Vera Vasilieva. «Unjust and poor».  Grani.ru, 17.08.2006

    On the air of the radio station «Echo of Moscow»  Alexey Pichugins lawyers Kseniya Kostromina and Dmitry Kurepin.  Echo of Moscow, 17.08.2006

    «Lentapedia» (Lenta.ru)

    Leonid Nikitinsky. The lawyer Kseniya Kostromina: «Excuse me, I wont come to you…», 12.08.2004

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