A Trial in Abstentia

Since the prospects that the British will hand over Boris Berezovsky are pretty much nil, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has decided to try BAB in absentia. Prosecutors told RIA Novosti that Berezovsky will be tried for “embezzling over 214 million rubles ($8.3 million) of the [Aeroflot’s] funds and laundering over 16 million rubles ($620,000).” […]