Pytor Verzilov, husband of imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, announced he was told by "reliable sources" that two members of the band could be free once an amnesty bill is passed.
Three girls, ages 12, 13 and 17, were reportedly imprisoned in a Tucson, Ariz., home for two years. The mother, Sophia Richter, 32, and stepfather, Fernando Richter, 34, have both been arrested and booked into the Pima County Jail.
Imprisoned since 2005 and once considered Russia’s most successful businessman, Mikhail Khodorkovsky will write a column for a Russian weekly publication of his life behind bars, despite receiving punishments for previous articles and interviews.
When the birth of a child results in a situation where a disability or handicap seemingly overwhelms the family, more often than not the fight for services seems like an all out war. But what happens when those services hold that person hostage?
Robert Daniels has been a virtual prisoner since 2006. His crime? He has drug-resistant tuberculosis. He returned from a trip aboard in Russia carrying the strain and was promptly put in confinement at Maricopa Medical Center.