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Charges May Be Brought In 'Enemies Of Russia People List' Case

MOSCOW. April 29 (Interfax) - Russian prosecutors intends to complete the investigation into the publication in the Internet of the so-called list of enemies of the Russian people before the end of this week.

The list, which has recently been published on a radical nationalist website, includes Moscow Helsinki Group Lyudmila Alekseyeva, anti-extremist center Sova leader Alexander Verkhovsky, Holocaust Foundation chief Alla Gerber, and some other leading human rights activists. The website also contained the activists personal information, including their addresses, home phone numbers, and passport information.

"The probe is nearing its end. I think it will be completed before the end of this week," Vyacheslav Sizov, the head of the Prosecutor General's department for supervision of the fulfillment of laws on federal security, ethnic relations, and extremism prevention.

Sizov would not specify what the verdict of the Russian Prosecutor's office will be.

"If we find evidence of a crime, the materials will be forwarded to the investigative bodies for a criminal case to be opened," said Sizov.

Sizov would not comment on the reports stating that the website, which is run by radical nationalists and is registered abroad, has been blocked on orders from the law enforcement agencies.