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Russian Federation: Further information: Environmental activist detained for swearing: Yevgeniy Vitishko

, Index number: EUR 46/007/2014

Yevgeniy Vitishko was detained on 3 February and charged with “petty hooliganism” for “swearing at a bus stop”. He has been sentenced to 15 days in detention. During this period Amnesty International regards him as a prisoner of conscience.

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