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Lawyers, Guns, & Rubles

What's John Pappalardo, a Boston lawyer, doing in a squalid Moscow courtroom for the Russian trial of the century?

By Michelle Bates Deakin
February 20, 2005

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In November 2003 , John Pappalardo checked his voice mail as he was en route to London and heard a frightening message. "You cannot enter Russia anymore," warned the female voice in a thick Russian accent. "If you enter Russia, you will have a serious problem over there." It was an unnerving moment for Pappalardo, considering that the Russian capital ... (Full article: 4250 words)

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