Father Anastasy - This character offers moral support and is considered a specialist in Judaism.
Berezhinsky - This character is an ex-soldier with swollen knuckles and a broken nose.
B. A. Bibikov - This character is divided between his suspicions that the case is weak and the pressure from his superiors to accept the accused's guilt without question.
Colonel Bodyansky - This character is present when the suspect is threatened with violence by the interrogators.
Yakov Shepsovitch Bok - This character is the fixer.
Deputy Warden - This character is the accused's chief antagonist.
Yakov Ivanovich Dologushev - This is the alias used by the story's protagonist.
Fetyukov - This character shares a jail cell with the protagonist.
Marfa Vladimirovna Golov - This character is the parent of the boy who was killed.
Gregor Gronfein - This character is a counterfeiter.
Grubeshov - This character is the prosecuting attorney.
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