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Russian opposition figure Yashin goes on trial

Nov. 29, 2022 07:34 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday opened the trial of a prominent Russian opposition figure who faces charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. Ilya Yashin, one of the few Kremlin critics to have remained in the country amid an intensifying...

Detention of Russian dissident Yashin extended by 6 months

Nov. 23, 2022 12:32 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Wednesday extended by six months the pretrial detention of Ilya Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures to have remained in the country amid an intensifying crackdown on dissent. He was arrested in June in a Moscow park and later was...