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  • proper noun A surname.


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From Armenian Ալեքսանյան (Alek’sanyan).


  • And Aleksanian says yes, officials did send the 2007 letter - but they were asking for investors to support the cash-strapped collection, not to bulldoze it.

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  • Aleksanian, who suffers from cancer and AIDS, was seen as a rare instance of humane factors being considered in the Yukos proceedings.

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  • Russian judicial system's handling of the Aleksanian case in particular and the Yukos case as

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  • Aleksanian was not present when the judge's decision was read to the court on Thursday.

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  • The judge said her decision was taken because the statute of limitations had expired for convicting Aleksanian, 37, on embezzlement and money-laundering charges.

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  • Aleksanian was released from detention in 2008 after his case evoked sympathy around the world and prompted a human-rights campaign because his lawyers said Russia's prison service had denied him proper treatment for more than a year.

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  • A former vice president at Yukos, Aleksanian was arrested in April 2006 amid a legal assault by prosecutors that bankrupted the company and resulted in Khodorkovsky's imprisonment.

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  • Aleksanian it will not apologize for keeping him behind bars earlier and he won't be able to claim moral compensation.

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