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Russia: Bakhmina's Sentence “Last Drop”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Citizen Media, Economics & Business, Law, Politics

Alex(ei) of The Russian Dilettante's Weblog thinks [1] the seven-year sentence for former Yukos lawyer Svetlana Bakhmina, mother of two, is “the last drop”: “It is now painfully clear that Putin's junta has no problem imprisoning obviously innocent, essentially common people (as opposed to oligarchs) — even women, even mothers — on obviously trumped-up charges, imputing guilt by association.”