The Russian media today mentions INSOR and its experts. For example, Evgeny Gontmakher comments on the release of Svetlana Bakhmina and the effect it will have on the Mikhail Khodorkovsky case. Vedomosti publishes an article by Gontmakher in which the expert explains why the next fateful date in Russia’s history will be August 25, 2009.
The international media today discusses the early release from jail of a YUKOS lawyer. The decision to grant Svetlana Bakhmina parole after a year long legal battle came amid a series of signs Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, is seeking to carve a more liberal image than his predecessor Vladimir Putin, FT comments. The Wall Street Journal writes about the «strategic» nature of major Russian Internet companies.