(UA 43/10) Great News! Sentenced Reduced for Russian Civil Society Activist

Victory
January 6, 2011

(UA 43/10) Great News! Sentenced Reduced for Russian Civil Society Activist

In November 2010, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation reduced on appeal the conditional prison sentence given to Yulia Privedennaia, a civil society activist. She was originally sentenced to four and a half years, which has now been reduced to three and a half years. Charges against her under article 127 (unlawful imprisonment) were dropped on grounds of statutes of limitations