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EUROPEAN RIGHTS COURT/RUSSIA – European Rights Court Finds Russia Denied Physicist Fair Trial In Treason Case (RFE/RL)

Physicist Valentin Danilov in 2012

Physicist Valentin Danilov in 2012

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on December 1 ruled that Russia violated a top physicist’s right to a fair trial in a 2014 trial on treason and fraud charges.

Valentin Danilov, the former director of the thermo-physics center at Krasnoyarsk State University, was arrested in 2001 on claims he transferred secret information to China and embezzled funds.

https://www.rferl.org/a/european-rights-court-finds-russia-denied-physicist-fair-trial-in-treason-case/30979441.html