MOSCOW, December 3 (RAPSI) – Over 7,000 cases of interference with the attorneys’ work have been registered in the last 16 years, according to President of Russia’s Federal Chamber of Lawyers Yury Pilipenko. 

Moreover, during this period of the static data maintenance of the lawyers’ right violations, 50 lawyers were murdered, Pilipenko stated.

Pilipenko also congratulated Russian lawyers with their professional holiday.

The Lawyer's Day, an official professional holiday in Russia, is celebrated on December 3.