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    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker to 20 Years
    Aug25

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker to 20 Years

    A Russian military court in Rostov-on-Don Tuesday sentenced acclaimed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov to 20 years in prison on charges of leading a terrorist group and plotting attacks in Russia-annexed Crimea. The court ruled Sentsov led members of the “Right Sector,” a right-wing Ukrainian nationalist group, in attacks on pro-Russia...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail
    Aug25

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Film Director To 20 Years In Jail

    MOSCOW, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in a high-security penal colony for “terrorist attacks” in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow annexed from Ukraine in April 2014, RIA news agency said.The Crimea-born Sentsov pleaded not guilty and denounced...

    Ukraine filmmaker sings national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison
    Aug25

    Ukraine filmmaker sings national anthem after Russia sentences him to 20 years in prison

    A Russian court on Tuesday found Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov guilty of plotting terrorist acts in Crimea Inside the regional courthouse in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, three judges took just 20 minutes to hand down the 20-year sentence, which the 39-year-old director will serve in a maximum security prison See also: Why...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers. …read more Source: CNS...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers. …read more Source: U.S....

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian maximum-security prison for an alleged terror conspiracy, follows a plethora of recent Russian trials that are widely seen as warnings to society not to question its Kremlin rulers…. …read more...

    A Look at Recent Politically Tainted Trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A Look at Recent Politically Tainted Trials in Russia

    20-year sentence for Crimean filmmaker comes after other politically tainted trials in Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia
    Aug25

    A look at recent politically tainted trials in Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The guilty verdict Tuesday for Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in a Russian… …read more Source:...

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleh Sentsov To 20 Years In Prison For Planning Terror Attacks In Crimea
    Aug25

    Russian Court Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleh Sentsov To 20 Years In Prison For Planning Terror Attacks In Crimea

    In a defiant act, two Ukrainian men sang their country’s national anthem in a Russian court Tuesday moments after they were sentenced to prison. Filmmaker Oleh Sentsov received a sentence of 20 years for planning terrorist attacks in Crimea, according to media reports. Crimean activist Alexander Kolchenko, who was being tried with Sentsov,...

    Ukraine Is Too Corrupt for Debt Deal to Work
    Aug25

    Ukraine Is Too Corrupt for Debt Deal to Work

    Investors’ haircut matters less than tackling the shadow economy. …read more Source:...