On August 18, Moscow District Court announced a guilty verdict to the four defendants of the "second wave” of the Bolotnaya case. Alexey Gaskarov and Alexander Margolin were sentenced to 3.5 years of penalty colony, Ilya Gushchin — to 2.5 years of imprisonment, and Yelena Kokhtareva, the only one who admitted guilt, was given a suspended sentence of three years and three months. Upon IMR’s request, Dmitry Borko, a prominent public defender and journalist, summarized another episode of this politically motivated case.
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IMR Launched an Interactive Website on Russian Patriotism
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