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    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

    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:...

    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...

    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:...

    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand
    Aug25

    Eight Russians Who Have Taken A Stand

    On August 25, 1968, eight Soviet citizens were arrested on Red Square for protesting the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia and most suffered years of exile or imprisonment for their quixotic gesture. Here are eight Russians who have suffered for protesting today. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker, opposed to Crimea annexation, sentenced to 20 years in Russia

    A Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court
    Aug25

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

    ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — A Russian court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial.The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said Oleg Sentsov had set up a terror cell in the Crimean Peninsula,...