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Russia: Svetlana Bakhmina's Appeal

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Economics & Business, Law

David McDuff of A Step At A Time writes [1] about Svetlana Bakhmina's appeal “to have her sentence deferred for nine years, until her youngest child reaches the age of 14.” Bakhmina used to be a YUKOS lawyer and was sentenced to six and a half years of imprisonment in a labour camp.