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12 Angry Peasants

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov

Nov/Dec 2009
Russian Calendar
Page 26   ( 3 pages)

Summary: In November 1864, Alexander II introduced jury trials to Russia. It had countless unintended effects and led to a 70-year hiatus in the practice, only recently resurrected.

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