Person of the Week: Aleksandr Shabarchin’s sentence suspended

Week-ending 6 November 2020 Aleksandr Shabarchin, an activist in Perm sentenced to two years' imprisonment for a satirical video featuring a mannequin of President Putin in prison garb, and who…

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Quote for the Week. Natalia Prilutskaya: “Aleksandr Shabarchin is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned solely for the exercise of his right to freedom of expression.”

Natalia Prilutskaya "Aleksandr Shabarchin is a prisoner of conscience, imprisoned solely for the exercise of his right to freedom of expression, and he must be immediately and unconditionally released." -…

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Legal Case of the Week: Aleksandr Shabarchin receives two years’ imprisonment in Perm Putin effigy case

Week-ending 21 August 2020 Defendants in the ‘Putin effigy’ case. From left to right: Aleksandr Shabarchin, Daniil Vasiliev and Aleksandr Kotov. Photo: Aleksandra Semenova/ Novaya gazeta On Tuesday, 18 August…

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Person of the Week. Prosecutor calls for three-year sentence for Aleksandr Shabarchin for Putin effigy

Week-ending 7 August 2020 Defendants in the 'Putin effigy' case. From left to right: Aleksandr Shabarchin, Daniil Vasiliev and Aleksandr Kotov. Photo: Aleksandra Semenova/ Novaya gazeta On Friday, 7 August…

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