Court Hearing in the Case of Oleg Orlov is Postponed till March 3

Today Oleg Orlov, the Chairman of the Board of HRC "Memorial", accused of libel about the Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, had a call from the circuit court №363 of the Khamovniki district of Moscow. He was told that the hearing is carried forward from February 8 to March 3, 2011 because of the judge's illness.

Comments of the HRC "Memorial" on past hearings, full transcriptions, as well as other materials on criminal and civil cases can be found on the Memorial's website in section "Court" (in Russian; in English).

February 4, 2011