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Russian Federation: Further information: Shaman released from psychiatric detention: Aleksandr Gabyshev

, Index number: EUR 46/3227/2020

Siberian shaman Aleksandr Gabyshev was released from psychiatric detention on 22 July after his defence team succeeded in their request for a psychological and psychiatric examination on 21 July. Aleksandr Gabyshev was targeted for his open criticism of the authorities and spent more than two months arbitrarily deprived from his freedom.