MELBOURNE, March 30 (UPI) -- He sits on stage -- gaunt, pale and uncomfortable. With each question, he winces and curls his lip -- pained by the intense memories. Born in North Korea's No.
On his arrival at his first Prague Society event Boris Berezovsky stood reservedly aside from the confident circle of distinguished guests. It was some hours later, only once he felt comfortable, that the warmth of his Russian nature began to show itself.
Wesley Clark, Jiří Dienstbier and Andrés Pastrana all have shown a dedication to public service throughout their lives. Their commitment and achievements have been honored today with the Hanno R. Ellenbogen Citizenship Award.
The Hanno R. Ellenbogen Citizenship Award ceremony 2013 will be held from March 12-14. This year's event will take place in Bratislava, Slovakia under the patronage of the Right Honorable Pavol Paška, President of the Parliament of Slovakia.
Russian human rights lawyer Yuri Markovich Schmidth died on Saturday, Jan. 12 in St. Petersburg. He was 75. Schmidt had been representing critics of the Russian government and others accused of political crimes since the late 1980s.