February 18, 2008
by Caitlin Price
Incarcerated former Yukos executive and lawyer Vasily Aleksanian has been kept chained to his bed since his transfer to a Moscow hospital for medical treatment earlier this month, his lawyer said Monday. Aleksanian was initially denied medical transfer by Russian authorities, despite three calls ...[read more]
February 11, 2008
by Caitlin Price
Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky ended a nearly two-week long hunger strike Monday as former Yukos executive and lawyer Vasily Aleksanian was confirmed to have been transferred to a Moscow hospital for treatment. Khodorkovsky began his hunger strike after Aleksanian was denied ...[read more]
February 7, 2008
by Benjamin Klein
Former Yukos executive and lawyer Vasily Aleksanian will be transferred from jail to a civilian clinic for medical treatment, Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service said Thursday. The announcement apparently reverses a Wednesday Russian court ruling denying Aleksanian temporary medical release ... ...[read more]
February 6, 2008
by Brett Murphy
A Russian court Wednesday denied former Yukos executive and lawyer Vasily Aleksanian temporary release from jail to receive medical treatment, even as the trial was suspended to allow him to be treated for health issues. Aleksanian's lawyers had requested that he be admitted to a hospital for t... ...[read more]
January 30, 2008
by Patrick Porter
Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said Wednesday that he would begin a hunger strike to protest denial of medical treatment to Vasily Aleksanian, an imprisoned former executive and lawyer at the now-defunct Yukos oil company, who has AIDS. Khodorkovsky said officials were denying ...[read more]

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