Notorious Chechen terrorist Salman Raduyev will stand trial in the Daghestani capital on November 15, reported Baguzha Unzholov of the Daghestani Supreme Court. Unzholov has been appointed to chair the proceedings. Raduyev, who will be tried along with his accomplices, Turpal-Ali Atgeriyev, Aslanbek Alkhazurov and Gaizurov, is charged with the plotting and staging of a terrorist attack on the town of Kizlyar and the village of Pervomaiskoye, Daghestan, on January 9, 1996. Considering that the materials of Raduyev's case make up than 100 volumes and that the charges brought against the foursome involve 10 articles of the Russian Criminal Code, it is logical to assume that the hearings may turn out a lengthy business. Russia's Prosecutor-General Vladimir Ustinov is expected to head the group of prosecutors at the trial. Raduyev, who formed a terrorist group in March, 1997 with the purpose of staging terrorist acts on large transport communications in the area of Mineralnye Vody, Caucasus, was arrested during a special operation in March, 2000.
In recent years, genetics has become a cutting-edge science, not only in the professional field of biology, but also because of the enormous social reach of its discoveries and approaches. Not in vain, practically every day the press offers us the discovery of a new gene, a new hereditary determinant directly involved in the manifestation of diseases or physical characteristics.
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign