Person of the Week: Vadim Cheldiyev

Week-ending 24 April 2020

Opera Singer Arrested For Initiating Anti-Government Rallies In Russia’s North Ossetia

Authorities in Russia’s North Caucasus region of North Ossetia have arrested opera singer Vadim Cheldiyev for initiating anti-government rallies. Cheldiyev’s lawyer, Batraz Kulchiyev, told Current Time on April 21 that his client had launched a hunger strike to protest his two-month pretrial arrest. RFE/RL, 21 April 2020

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