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Russian Federation: Further information: Activist risks prison term as trial ends: Yulia Tsvetkova

Index Number: EUR 46/5730/2022

The trial against Yulia Tsvetkova, an artist and activist from Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the Russian Far East, is coming to an end. On 14 June, the prosecution requested a jail term of three and a half years under the absurd charges of “production and dissemination of pornography” for posting online her body-positive drawings of women’s bodies. The final hearing is expected to take place on 12 July. Yulia Tsvetkova will make her final statement and the sentence will be published soon after.

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