Airat Vakhitov and Rustam Akhmiarov, who were originally held in US custody at Guantanamo Bay, and then sent to Moscow where they later ''disappeared'' before being located in detention, were released several days later on September 2, 2005.
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Russian Federation: Overturn the Convictions of Oleg Sentsov and Aleksandr Kolchenko (UA 170/15)
Film director Oleg Sentsov has been sentenced to 20 years and ecologist and anti-fascist activist Aleksandr Kolchenko has been sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment on 25 August after an unfair trial in a military court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. They are both Ukranian citizens and faced “terrorism” charges stemming from their opposition to Russia’s occupation of Crimea.
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