Nikitin trial to start at 11.00

Publish date: November 22, 1999

Written by: Thomas Nilsen

Aleksandr Nikitin is on his way to the City Court in St. Petersburg. The trial starts at 11.00 a.m. (08:00 GMT)

The City Court trial against Aleksandr Nikitin is scheduled to start at 11:00 local time this morning (08:00 GMT). Observers and media representatives are gathering at nearby Restaurant Ambassadour, for the occasion doubling as the Bellona media center.

Bellona Web will be back at first break with further reports. As of now, it is still unknown to what extent the proceedings will be open to the public.