Russian Federation: Valery Vasilyevich Snegirev
An unofficial source has reported to AI that Valery Snegirev, aged 31, was sentenced to death by Krasnodar Territorial Court in the Russian Federation; he had been convicted of killing an off-duty policeman while resisting arrest. The trial began in October 1991; AI does not know when the sentence was handed down. Valery Snegirev is said to have lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation on 14 April 1992. AI is appealing to the President of the Russian Federation to commute the sentence.