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Russia: Deceased Yukos Lawyer's Last Interview

The New Times publishes the last interview [ru] with Vasily Aleksanyan, former Vice President of Yukos oil company, who died on October 3, 2011 due to AIDS complications after his release from jail. “They're terrifying me every day,” confessed Aleksanyan saying that police didn't stop abusing him. Bloggers widely discuss the case [ru] and compare it to the case of Sergei Magnitsky, a lawyer who died in prison.

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