Court refuses to liquidate ORChD
The court refused to liquidate the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society
14.11.2005. Nizhny Novgorod. The Nizhny Novgorod Region Court has refused the suit lodged by the Nizhny Novgorod Main Registration Department at the Ministry of Justice to close down the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society. The ruling was made by judge Samartseva after considering the documents and debates between the sides.
The Main Registration Department was represented by Oleg Kucherov. The Russian-Chechen Friendship Society was presented by its executive manager Stanislaw Dmitrievsky, Alexander Lavrentyev as well as Svetlana Gannushkina, a member of the council on development of the civil society at the president of the RF and the chairperson of the “Civil Assistance” organization, Alexander Mnatsakanyan as a representative of the International Helsinki Federation and "Demos" Center who arrived in Nizhny Novgorod today. Besides, the RCFS was represented by two lawyers, Drew Patrick Hollinger (the USA, a member of the International Bar of Advocates “Saint Petersburg) and Yury Sidorov (Nizhny Novgorod).
Representatives of the Russian-Chechen Friendship Society express their full satisfaction with the decision of judge Samartseva but point to the fact that it can be appealed within the period of ten days, according to the law.
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Source: Russian-Chechen Information Agency