Plot "Cold Case" in the courts of the Russian Federation and ES31.10.2006Moskva and Strasbourg dealt with the murder of a journalist since 2000 godaMoskovsky District Military Court on 24 April agreed to pay from the treasury of RF compensation of property damage businessman Konstantin Barkovsky , who was twice acquitted of the murder of journalist Dmitry Cold. As reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the court, the compensation amounted to 7 million 973 thousand rubley.Soglasno Article 135 of the Criminal Procedure Code, under the property damage refers to wages and other income sources, which the person has lost due to unlawful prosecution confiscated property and the cost of attorneys' fees. Barkovsky held in detention for four years and two months.
In December 2007, MOVS Barkovsky awarded compensation for moral damages in the amount of 6 million 687 thousand 157 rubles. Were also satisfied with the claims of other acquitted defendants on trial for the murder of Cold.
Journalist "Moscow Komsomolets" Dmitry Kholodov was killed in October 1994. Chief of Intelligence VDV Paul Popovski and other former paratroopers have been charged, but the court acquitted them twice.