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April 14, 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…

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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