Russia: Librarian found guilty for holding “extremist literature”

On 5 June 2017, Natalia Sharina, the former director of the Library of Ukrainian Literature in Moscow was given a four-year suspended sentence after being found guilty of “inciting hatred”, “embezzlement” and having “extremist literature” at the library, reported Amnesty International. Sharina was arrested in October 2015 when authorities confiscated books from the library that […]

 

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