MEDIA COVERAGE
17 January 1995

Latest news on international kidnapping case by "PR Newswire"

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reported that Philadelphia resident Dimitry Afanasiev, an attorney at Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen, provided vital assistance to the Bureau in their efforts to crack an international kidnapping case...

11 July 1993

Dmitry Afanasiev's story in The Ethnic NewsWatch

Dmitry Afanasiev's time in the United States has been filled with international drama and professional success. After helping resolve a kidnapping case in Russia, he has started his own firm advising Russians and Americans on how to do business with each other...

1 March 1992

Article in "The AmericanLawyer" on international kidnapping case

When Russian lawyer Dimitry Afanasiev, 23, came to the U.S. in 1990 to earn a master's of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he never dreamed that two years later he would be working with the FBI and Russia's Agency of Federal Security to spring a couple from the clutches of Russian extortionists...

3 February 1992

Article in "The National Law Journal" on international kidnapping case

That's what a 23-year-old Russian associate at Philadelphia's Wolf, Block, Schorr and Solis-Cohen was able to tap when called upon to help free an Australian couple kidnapped on Jan. 8 in Moscow by disgruntled business associates...

20 January 1992

Article in "The Herald Sun" on international kidnapping case

A Melbourne businessman and his wife have survived a week-long kidnap ordeal in Moscow in an amazing rescue tale involving international spy organisations...

20 January 1992

Article in "The Herald Sun" on international kidnapping case

A Melbourne couple being held hostage in Russia were freed after the FBI tricked the kidnappers into leaving their phone number on an answering machine. The number was passed to Russian police, who swooped on the hideout...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping case by "The Canadian Press"

U.S., Australian and Russian authorities teamed up to arrest 10 people accused of kidnapping a couple near Moscow and trying to extort $1.6 million from their relatives in New Jersey, the FBI said Friday...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping case by "The Houston Chronicle"

As if elements of the novel Gorky Park had sprung to life, the FBI and Russian security police teamed up this week to crack a $ 1.6 million kidnapping scheme that threatened the lives of two foreigners in Moscow...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping case by the Associated Press newswire

FBI agents worked with Russian and Australian authorities to free a couple kidnapped in Moscow in a plot to extort $ 1.6 million from their relatives in New Jersey, the FBI said...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping caseby the United Press International newswire

The end of the Cold War helped the FBI win the release of an Australian businessman and his wife who were kidnapped in Russia by business associates and held for $1.6 million ransom, a lawyer said Saturday...

18 January 1992

"The New York Times" publishes interview with Dmitry Afanasiev

As if elements of the novel "Gorky Park" had sprung to life, the F.B.I. and Russian security police teamed this week to crack a $1.6 million kidnapping-and-ransom scheme that threatened the lives of two foreigners in Moscow...

18 January 1992

Latest news on international kidnapping case by the Associated Press newswire

U.S., Australian and Russian authorities teamed up to arrest 10 people accused of kidnapping two people near Moscow and trying to extort $ 1.6 million from their relatives in New Jersey, the FBI said Friday...