65-year-old Russian historian of Stalin’s terror has prison sentence extended to 15 years

Article by: Yuliia Rudenko Edited by: Alya Shandra On 27 December, judge Yekaterina Khomyakova Petrozavodsk City Court (Karelia, Russia) extended Yury Dmitriev‘s 13-year prison sentence by two years. The 65-year-old prominent Russian historian of Stalin’s terror and human rights defender now has to serve 15 years in a maximum-security penal colony. He researched political repressions … Continue reading 65-year-old Russian historian of Stalin’s terror has prison sentence extended to 15 years