Лилия Чернышева осуждена на 75 лет колонии

The former head of Navalny’s headquarters in Ufa, Lilia Chernysheva, was convicted of participating in an extremist community under Art. 282.1 part 2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

It is noteworthy that Lilia Chernysheva was the first member of Navalny’s headquarters to be arrested in a long line of arrests of Russian opposition figures.

Lilia Chernysheva in court

Initially, the prosecutor demanded 12 years in prison for Lilia Chernysheva, but the court limited herself to 7.5 years in prison and a fine of 400,000 rubles ($4762).

The campaign to fight the opposition began in 2018, but the political field was finally cleared only by mid-2022.

In March 2022, Putin’s main critic, politician Alexei Navalny, was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

In June 2022, opposition leader Ilya Yashin was arrested. In December 2022, Ilya Yashin was sentenced to 8.5 years in prison under a new criminal article “about fakes” for his publications on Yotube about the atrocities of Russian soldiers in Bucha.


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