: :inin Kyiv (EET)

[Ticker] Russia jails six Crimean Tatar activists for terrorism

A Russian court has sentenced six Crimean Tatar activists to jail terms between seven and 19 years on charges of organising terrorist activities and plotting a violent overthrow of the Russian government, the Moscow Times reports. “This decision brings to a close what can only be described as a sham trial,” Amnesty International said. Moscow said it was preventing terrorist activities by the Muslim Tatar minority living in Crimea. …read more

Source:: EUobserver


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