Russian Federation: Further information: Government critic’s conviction upheld: Yekaterina Vologhzeninova

Index Number: EUR 46/4031/2016

Yekaterina Vologzheninova’s appeal was rejected on 26 April and she must serve 320 hours of “corrective labour”. She was convicted for criticising online the Russian annexation of Crimea and Russia’s military involvement in Donbass, eastern Ukraine. She will be appealing her sentence.

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