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Here’s the scene outside the courtroom in Russia after journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva avoided prison for ‘justifying terrorism’ 

Source: Meduza
On July 6, a military court in Pskov convicted journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva of “justifying terrorism” in an article where she argued that Russia’s federal authorities are partly to blame for a suicide bombing in October 2018 against an FSB building in Arkhangelsk. Prosecutors wanted her imprisoned for six years, but the court decided to release her with a fine of <a href="https://meduza.io/en/news/2020/07/06/russian-journalist-accused-of-justifying-terrorism-avoids-prison-but-gets-hefty-fine" target="_blank">500,000 rubles</a> (almost $7,000). Prokopyeva says she plans to challenge the ruling.
On July 6, a military court in Pskov convicted journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva of “justifying terrorism” in an article where she argued that Russia’s federal authorities are partly to blame for a suicide bombing in October 2018 against an FSB building in Arkhangelsk. Prosecutors wanted her imprisoned for six years, but the court decided to release her with a fine of 500,000 rubles (almost $7,000). Prokopyeva says she plans to challenge the ruling.
Anton Vaganov / Reuters / Scanpix / LETA

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