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Moscow city councillor gets seven years' jail for anti-war comment

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A Moscow district councillor was jailed for seven years on Friday for criticising Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in what a Kremlin-critical lawyer said was the first case of anyone going to prison under a new law on "fake information".
3 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation

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Russia-Ukraine war: Moscow politician gets 7 years for denouncing war

Councillor Alexei Gorinov gets reportedly the first jail term under a law criminalising dissent.

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Moscow city councillor gets seven years' jail for anti-war comment

LONDON - A Moscow district councillor was jailed for seven years on Friday for criticising Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in what a Kremlin-critical lawyer said was the first case of anyone going to prison under a new law on "fake information". Alexei Gorinov, a member of the Krasnoselsky district council, told a council meeting on March 15, where a children's drawing contest was

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Moscow councillor jailed for seven years after criticising Ukraine war

Alexei Gorinov receives first long-term sentence under harsh laws introduced since Russian invasion

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Moscow man gets seven years in jail for saying Ukrainian ‘children were dying’ in war

Alexei Gorinov is the first person imprisoned under harsh rules imposed by Vladimir Putin

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Moscow city councillor gets seven years' jail for anti-war comment

LONDON (Reuters) - A Moscow district councillor was jailed for seven years on Friday for criticising Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in what a Kremlin-critical lawyer said was the first case of anyone going to prison under a new law on "fake information". Read full story

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Russia city councillor jailed for 7 years for Ukraine criticism

Alexei Gorinov, 60, was found guilty of spreading "knowingly false information" about the Russian army. Gorinov is the first elected member of the opposition to be sentenced to jail for criticising Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine.

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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