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Russian Activist Sent to Prison for Unauthorized Protests

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A Russian activist has been sentenced to three years in prison under a new law that tightens punishment for taking part in unauthorized protests. The verdict was strongly condemned by Amnesty International. A Moscow court on Monday delivered the sentence to Ildar Dadin for his repeated involvement in unsanctioned protests. Dadin was the first person to be sent to prison under the 2014 law that criminalizes anyone found to have violated restrictive public assembly rules more than twice...

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