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Russia: Two Bloggers Sentenced for Extremism

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Freedom of Speech, RuNet Echo

The Ufa city court in Bashkortostan [1]sentenced bloggers Robert Zagreev and Ayrat Dilmikhametov to three and six years in prison for extremist activities “with the use of media,” Russian news agency Interfax reported [2]. The bloggers pleaded not guilty.