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Here’s historian Yuri Dmitriev being escorted from court after his sentencing
7:43 pm, July 22, 2020
On July 22, a court in Petrozavodsk
historian Yuri Dmitriev to three and a half years in prison on charges of sexually assaulting his underage foster daughter. The court acquitted him of felony charges for allegedly creating child pronography and illegally owning a firearm. Given the time Dmitriev has already served in pretrial detention, he should go free in November of this year. Dmitriev
did not plead guilty
to any of the charges.
Anton Vaganov / Reuters /Scanpix / LETA
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