Monday, August 05, 2013
Russian Activists Involved In 'Putin's Dacha' Investigations Jailed
The four were arrested in February 2012 while investigating
the construction of summer houses in the region allegedly belonging to President
Vladimir Putin (right) and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill.
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August 05, 2013
Four environmental activists in
the Russian Black Sea resort town of Gelendzhik have been found guilty of fraud.
Media reports in Russia on August 5 said that Zufar Achilov, Vladimir
Ivanov, Valery Semergei, and Gagik Avanesian were sentenced to prison terms
between eight and 13 years.
The four were arrested in February 2012 while
investigating the construction of summer houses in the region allegedly
belonging to President Vladimir Putin and Russian Orthodox Patriarch
It's not clear when exactly the men were sentenced.
court has found the activists guilty of receiving a significant sum of money
from a construction company for covering up some illegalities
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