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Russia - Jailed journalist to spend total of three years in prison camp

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Sergei Reznik, a journalist and blogger based in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don who has been held since November 2013, was due to have been released in May on completing an 18-month sentence, but a court increased his sentence to three years in prison at the prosecution's request at the end of a new trial yesterday. This means he will not be released for another 21 months. Three years is the maximum jail term for the charges on which Reznik was convicted –insulting a state representative (...)

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