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Russian Federation: Further information: Activist to stand trial for her drawings: Yulia Tsvetkova

, Index number: EUR 46/3598/2021

The trial against Yulia Tsvetkova, an artist and human rights activist from Komsomolsk-on-Amur, in the Russian Far East, is expected to start at the beginning of February. If convicted, she is facing up to six years in prison, under the absurd charges of “production and dissemination of pornography” for her drawings of women’s bodies as part of her activism promoting women’s rights.