Russian Prosecutors Demand 6 Years in Jail for Journalist – The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times | Jul 3, 2020 at 1:27 PM
  • Russian prosecutors on Friday demanded six years in prison for a journalist for allegedly justifying terrorism in a case that has drawn outrage from supporters and rights groups.
  • In November 2018, a 17-year-old anarchist blew himself up in the lobby of a Federal Security Service (FSB) building in Arkhangelsk in northern Russia, injuring three service members.
  • Journalist and political activist Ilya Azar urged supporters to protest against “this insane case” by staging pickets near the Moscow headquarters of the FSB security service later Friday.