To Inform is to Influence

WASHINGTON—The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, today [Ed. 23 April] announced the following hearing:

The Long Arm Of Injustice: Did A Un Commission Founded To Fight Corruption Help The Kremlin Destroy A Russian Family?

Friday, April 27, 2018
9:15 a.m.
Rayburn House Office Building
Room 2172

Live Webcast: www.youtube.com/HelsinkiCommission

Witnesses scheduled to testify include:

  • Victoria Sandoval, criminal and human rights attorney representing the Bitkov family
  • Rolando Alvarado, attorney representing the Bitkov family; professor of law and founding partner, Corpolegal
  • Bill Browder, founding director of the Global Magnitsky Campaign for Justice

Additional witnesses may be added.

In 2008, Igor and Irina Bitkov, along with their daughter Anastasia, fled Russia in fear for their lives. Having seen their successful company bankrupted in a textbook raider scheme, their daughter kidnapped and raped, and facing death threats, the Bitkovs took refuge and…

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