News digest for September 20-26

News digest for September 20-26

September 20

  • Tomsk journalist was placed in a pre-trial detention center in the case of inciting to riots
  • the charges have been toughened for the defendant in the case of sabotage on the gas pipeline in Crimea
  • A resident of the Kaluga was sentenced to a fine of 700 thousand rubles (about 8150 euros) for the post on the involvement of a war veteran in political repression of the 30s
  • The investigation softened the measure of restraint as much as possible for the Nizhny Novgorod activist, who is being accused in the case of cooperation with an “undesirable organization”

September 21

  • The ECHR recognized Russia as involved in the poisoning of former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko and awarded his widow 100 thousand euros

September 22

  • The defendants in the case of the gathering against self-isolation in Vladikavkaz have their arrest extended for six months
  • In Crimea, the accusation against the deputy chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars in the case of damaging the gas pipeline was toughened again. He faces up to 20 years in prison
  • Nine protocols were drawn up against the chairman of the “Apology of Protest” about an “undesirable” organization and one for extremism
  • The court in the Sverdlovsk region appointed a year of restriction of freedom for the defendant in the “palace case” due to the publication of information about actions in support of Alexei Navalny
  • Relatives cannot find Maxim Ivankin, convicted in the Network case

September 23

  • The Supreme Court of Yakutia rejects Shaman Gabyshev’s appeal for compulsory treatment
  • The court reduced the punishment in the form of a year of restriction of freedom to 10 months for the defendant in the “sanitary case” Nikolai Lyaskin
  • Convicted on charges of participating in the conflict in Donbass on the side of Ukraine is not provided with medical assistance
  • The prosecutor’s office has banned 173 sites associated with Navalny and FBK. Including people accounts and chats in Viber
  • Vladimirsky court called legal recognition Navalny as “inclined to escape”
  • The court refused to exclude two journalists of Radio Liberty from the register of “foreign agents”

September 24

  • Jehovah’s Witnesses from Volgograd were sentenced to real imprisonment for over six years
  • The defendant in the “Ingush case” was sentenced to 11 months in prison for the use of violence against an employee of the Russian Guard during the protests in Magas in 2019
  • The Prosecutor General’s Office recognized two organizations of Scientologists as “undesirable” on the territory of the Russian Federation
  • The Ministry of Justice demanded to liquidate the association of lawyers and human rights activists “Astreya” through the court

September 25

  • Valentina Chupik, the head of the NGO “Tong Jahoni” that helps migrants from Central Asia, has been banned from entering Russia until 2051
Valentina Chupik