N. Bakhtiyarov witness testimony


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Minutes of witness interrogation March 10, 1959 Office of Public Prosecutor Attorney Ivdel district of Sverdlovsk region mL. Counselor of Justice Tempalov interrogated in the office as a witness, in compliance with the Code of Criminal Procedure st.162-168
1. Last name, first name and patronymic Bakhtiyarov Nikita V.
2. Year of Birth 1929 Place of Birth 3. Ivdelsky District 1 dam
4.Natsionalnost: Mansi
5.Partiynost: b / n
6 . education (a school and when he graduated from 4 class
7. Lesson: a) at the moment - the place of work and position: hunter b) at the time to which the evidence: too.
8. Conviction: do not judge.
9.Postoyannoe residence (exact address and phone number): Ivdel village. 1st dam
10. Passport: with no
11. In which relationship includes the accused: outsider
On the responsibility of the first part of Art. 92 of the RSFSR Criminal Code for refusing to testify and under Art. 95 RSFSR Criminal Code for knowingly giving false testimony. Signature.


The witness testified Russian language I understand, do not need an interpreter

To the questions posed explain. I have learned that tourists are looking for 21 or 22 / II of '59 I was at this time in a yurt in the upper Bakhtiyarovs Vizhaya. I arrived there 20 or 21 II-59 of their relatives Bakhtiyarova sister Nina. I went with Peter Akimovich Bakhtiyarova, Nicholas and Procopius deer - look for them in the forest 8 km from the yurts. When the helicopter flew left and when they came back from the women learned that travelers are looking for. Tourists have stayed previously at Bakhtiyarova Peter and then have gone somewhere. Where I did not ask and I do not know. I live on the river. It ivdel 1st dam about 60 km from Vizhaya. I heard that the suspect that Mansi scared tourists and they died. This I believe is wrong. Just a single case was not to attack the Russian Mansi, for this there is no reason. Mansi mountain prayer service is located near the yurts Bakhtiyarovs 30 km in the upper Vizhaya. On this mountain no one is forbidden to go by (?) Russian men and women, as well as the Mansi. This mountain is never protected. Valuable things there is no no. Previously, it was

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I dont know. This mountain prayer service will not tolerated, or rather Prayer stone is not tolerated and Mansi believers walk on this mountain, but such religious Mansi little. Molebens other places in Mansi is not available. As tourists were killed I do not know, but that they were killed, I do not admit it, and it will not allow Mansi Mansi by hand.

Properly recorded, I have read


Prosecutor: signature


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