Yuri Petrovich Shchekochikhin was a Russian investigative journalist, writer, and liberal lawmaker of Russian parliament. Shchekochikhin made his name writing about and campaigning against the influence of organized crime and corruption. Wikipedia*
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Yuri Shchekochikhin has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 House Committee.