Authorities opened a felony case towards Kagarlitsky for a web-based submit in regards to the 2022 Crimean Bridge explosion.
A Russian court docket of appeals has sentenced outstanding anti-war sociologist and Marxist theorist Boris Kagarlitsky to 5 years in jail.
The court docket additionally made up our minds to take Kagarlitsky into custody within the court docket and stay him in a pre-trial detention centre till he starts serving his sentence.
The Security Service opened a felony case towards Kagarlitsky for a web-based submit in regards to the 2022 Crimean Bridge explosion, a significant tournament within the early section of Russia’s struggle in Ukraine. Since then, he has been in pre-trial detention.
He is accused of justifying terrorism and denies the entire fees.
Opposition events merge towards Kremlin
While brazenly opposing the struggle in Ukraine stays bad in Russia, two liberal opposition events stated on Saturday that they’re merging in gentle of a wave of new anti-Kremlin protests.
The People’s Freedom Party, sometimes called Parnas, united with Russia’s Republican Party, and stated they might push the Kremlin to loose political prisoners and hang parliamentary and presidential elections by means of 2013.
Marginalised and fractured after Vladimir Putin’s 12 years in energy, Russia’s liberals discovered themselves estranged from large rallies that drew tens of 1000’s of Russians in contemporary months.
On Saturday, police detained 10 opposition activists who rallied out of doors the Moscow headquarters of Russia’s most sensible investigative company, stated Alexander Averin, of the banned National Bolshevik birthday celebration.
They have been a part of the gang of a few 100 activist protesting the alleged loss of life risk the highest company reliable made towards investigative journalist from the impartial newspaper Novaya Gazeta.