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

April 14, 2011

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

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