Pavel Astakhov becomes attorney again

Pavel Astakhov becomes attorney again

Every media person comments on the Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential elections in the United States. The former children's Ombudsman Pavel Astakhov does not stay on the sidelines.⁠

In Instagram Astakhov has written that he resumes the legal practice and has posted a scan of his lawyer's license.

"Someone becomes the US President and I am the attorney again," - the former official wrote.

"There is such a profession - to defend!" - Astakhov reasoned its decision.

It is worth noting that Pavel Astakhov has more than 17 years of professional experience as the lawyer in the high-profile cases. In 2000 Astakhov defended the accused of spying American Edmond Pope, in 2000-2001 he represented the Head of the holding Media-Most Vladimir Gusinsky in court, in 2005 he was a lawyer of Alexei Uchitel, the director in of the film Dreaming of Space, in the copyright case.

As the Ombudsman Astakhov worked for 7 years. On September 9 the Russian President Vladimir Putin relieved him of his duties. Later, the head of the Fund Pokrov, the Association for the Protection of family and the regional executive of the ONF Committee Anna Kuznetsova took up the post.

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