Russian ‘healer’ Grigory Grabovoi gains sentence reduction

Grigory Grabovoi The Moscow City Court has cut the jail sentence of self-proclaimed healer Grigory Grabovoi, who had claimed to be able to resurrect the children killed in the 2004 Beslan school siege, by 3 years.

In March 2008, the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that Grabovoi and his “social-political organization” – Drugg – had enjoyed the protection of high-up members of the Russian government and that the approval of then-president Vladimir Putin had been sought before his arrest in 2007. [Read more...]