Soon after DMITRIEV’s first trial began there was a press conference of his supporters in Moscow. Those speaking and answering journalists’ questions were:
Olga Kerzina — director of the Moscow International Film School, godmother of Dmitriev’s foster daughter Natasha — 6 minutes
Anatoly Razumov — head of “Their Names Restored“, a centre at the National Library in St Petersburg gathering Books of Remembrance from all over Russia about the victims of Stalinism, the Leningrad Blockade, and the Second World War — 18 minutes
Katerina Klodt — from Petrozavodsk, Karelia. Dmitriev’s daughter by his first marriage — 4 minutes
Victor Anufriev — Dmitriev’s defence attorney, from late 2016 until the present — 30 minutes
Sergei Krivenko — International Memorial Society and at that time a member of the Russian President’s consultative Council on Human Rights.
See also July 2020 press conference
held online the press conference was addressed by Natalya Solzhenitsyn, Alexander Sokurov, Anatoly Razumov and Victor Anufriev among others