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In Arkhangelsk Pomor man appeals conviction for insulting dignity of Russians

posted 16 Mar 2013, 10:20 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 Mar 2013, 10:20 ]
11 March 2013

Source: Open Information Agency 

Defence counsel of civic activist Ivan Moseev is asking that he be cleared of all charges. Ivan Moseev, 47-year-old director of the Pomor Institute of Indigenous Peoples and Minorities research and education centre at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov has appealed against the ruling by the Oktyabrsky district court in Arkhangelsk , which found him guilty of insulting the dignity of the ethnic group Russians and sentenced him to a fine of 100,000 roubles. [Read more]