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Kasparov giving a statement to the press after the acquittal
Friday, August 24, 2012 19:54
On Friday a Moscow court acquitted Gary Kasparov of participating in an "unlawful protest" last week outside the Pussy Riot trial. The court didn't trust evidence brought by the Moscow police, and decided to declare the ex-World Champion not guilty. Kasparov might still be charged with "biting a police officer". Kasparov giving a statement to the...
Garry Kasparov on Facebook
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:59
A new update on the Kasparov arrest saga includes descriptions of his meeting with the Moscow police and the Investigative Committee of Russia. Kasparov also wrote a new op-ed, now for The Moscow Times. Garry Kasparov on Facebook There have been some new developments since the last time we wrote about Kasparov's arrest last Friday outside the...
Kasparov trying to escape from the police van
Sunday, August 19, 2012 11:23
Garry Kasparov could be sentenced up to five years in jail for using violence against a state official, after allegedly biting a policeman's hand. Kasparov himself dismissed the accusation as "drivel". Meanwhile, the 13th World Champion has given an interview and written an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal. We give an update to the Kasparov...
Kasparov arrested outside Pussy Riot trial courthouse
Friday, August 17, 2012 14:24
Garry Kasparov was arrested and reportedly beaten by police today in Moscow outside the courthouse where the Pussy Riot trial is taking place. Dutch journalist Olaf Koens' photo of Kasparov in a police van is quickly spreading on Twitter and elsewhere on the internet. Although protesters could be found outside the courthouse, Kasparov wasn't...