using this website

This website was launched in October 2017. Today it contains over 300 posts and pages.

Two days (or six months) ago, the Dmitriev Affair entered its fifth year. Noting a sharp recent increase in the number of hits and visitors the website receives, it seemed a good time to give it a thorough overhaul, improving the way an ever-expanding mass of information is organised and presented.


There are now two Timelines, corresponding more or less to the two trials of Yury DMITRIEV — 1997 to April 2018 and June 2018 to 2021 — with links to over 120 of the posts and pages added to the website during the past three years. The two Timelines form a kind of ready index to the contents of this website.

Key Articles and Interviews

Key articles and interviews have now been added to the menu in a readily accessible and readable form — without the right-hand column and its the Tags, Categories, Archives, Calendar, Photos, etc.

These important texts include The Charges, and several recent and revealing accounts of the Evidence and how it was obtained: Nikita Girin, “What we’ve uncovered” and Zoya Svetova’s interview with Irina Levontina).

A cause célèbre

Thousands have come to regard these judicial proceedings behind closed doors in a provincial city as of vital importance to the future of Russia. The supporters page on Facebook, for instance, today has over 7,000 followers.

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