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Belarus Jails Nobel Winner Bialiatski for 10 Years
Veteran activist Ales Bialiatski was jailed following historic demonstrations against the disputed 2020 re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Russian Journalist Fined for Discussing Anti-War Tattoo On Air
Yulia Starostina said that her tattoo served as a reminder that “love and friendship are stronger than war.”
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Russia Jails Anti-War Journalist 6 Years for ‘Fake News’
Maria Ponomarenko was arrested for publishing information about the Mariupol theater bombing.
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Russia Hands Popular Former Governor 22-Year Prison Sentence
A Russian court has sentenced Sergei Furgal, the former governor of the Khabarovsk region whose arrest sparked mass protests, to 22 years in a maximum-security...
Russia Jails Islamic Publisher for 17 Years on Terrorism Charges
A Moscow court has sentenced the head of a prominent Islamic publishing house to 17 years in prison on charges of financing a terrorist organization, Russia&rsquo...
Rogue Russian Priest Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison
A disgraced Russian monk who had barricaded himself inside his monastery with dozens of followers was sentenced to a total of seven years in prison on...
Independent News Outlet Staff Go on Trial in Belarus
Five employees of what used to be authoritarian Belarus's largest independent news outlet went on trial Monday in Minsk, facing several charges including...
Russia Jails Man for 3 Years Over Ukraine Remarks
A Russian court on Thursday jailed a man for three years over spreading "false information" about Russia's offensive in Ukraine on a pirate radio...
Russian Jailed 12 Years in Crimea for Sharing Naval Info With Ukraine
A court in Moscow-annexed Crimea has sentenced a Russian citizen to 12 years in prison on charges of sharing details about the Russian Navy with Ukrainian...
Russian Ex-Billionaire, Politician Brother Handed Lengthy Prison Terms for Fraud
A Moscow court has sentenced ex-billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov to 19 years in a maximum-security prison on charges of embezzling state funds and organizing...
Russia Jails Ukrainian Singer 3 Years for Anti-War Post
A court outside Moscow has jailed a Ukrainian singer over an Instagram post that “incited hatred” toward the Russian military at the start...
Russian Soldier Faces 15 Years in Jail After Criticizing ‘Poor’ Training – Reports
A Russian soldier faces up to 15 years in prison after getting into an altercation with his superiors for criticizing poor training conditions and equipment...
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U.S. Livid as Basketball Star Griner Said Moved to Russia Penal Colony
Russia is moving detained U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner to a penal colony, her lawyers said Wednesday, drawing a sharp rebuke from the White...
Ksenia Sobchak Returns to Russia Amid Extortion Case – State Media
Russian media personality Ksenia Sobchak has returned to Russia days after she fled the country amid police searches of her residence linked to an extortion...
Russian Court Rejects U.S. Basketball Star Griner’s Drug Sentence Appeal
A Russian court on Tuesday rejected American basketball star Brittney Griner's appeal of her nine-year sentence on drug charges, the state-run RIA Novosti...
Russia Makes Latest Arrest for ‘Cooperating With Foreign State’
Russia has handed down one of its first criminal cases on secretly working with a foreign government to undermine national security to a Moscow resident...
Russian Court Jails U.S. Citizen for Kicking Police Officer
A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a U.S. citizen to four years and six months behind bars for allegedly kicking a law enforcement officer, the latest...
Five Europeans Go on Trial in Separatist-Controlled Ukraine
Three Britons, one Swede and a Croat could face the death penalty in Donetsk.
U.S. Basketball Star Griner Appeals Drug Conviction in Russia
Moscow and Washington have been in talks about a potential prisoner exchange involving Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in prison.
Russian Court Sentences U.S. Basketball Star Griner to 9 Years in Jail
Griner will spend a "total of nine years in a Russian penal colony," judge Anna Sotnikova told the court.
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