To view a visual timeline of the events relating to the Pichugin Case, the Yukos Affair, and the international reactions please refer to the tablet/desktop version of the site.
This timeline provides a visual snapshot of Mr. Pichugin’s ordeal. It concurrently shows key events in Mr. Putin’s anti-Yukos campaign, in which Mr. Pichugin’s case is inextricably intertwined. The world has been repulsed by Russia’s conduct in the Yukos cases, including Mr. Pichugin’s. The timeline of this global reaction is also shown here. To fully grasp how and why an ordinary manager and family man like Mr. Pichugin became a pawn in President Putin’s quest against Yukos, one needs to consider the full scope and context of said campaign, and understand the backstories of the fabricated cases against him, which predate his arrest.