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Further information on EXTRA 45/93 (EUR 46/11/93, 13 May; and follow-up EUR 46/14/93, 24 May) - Russia: legal concern: Aleksandr Sergeyevich Chizhikov

, Index number: EUR 46/015/1993

A pacifist conscientious objector, Aleksandr Chizhikov's appeal against a one-year sentence for refusing his call-up papers was not upheld by Moscow City Court on 26 May 1993. However the court did change his sentence from one year's imprisonment to a conditional sentence of one year. He intends to appeal this ruling to the Supreme Court.

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