Case Alexei Sokolov: Three years have given. It remains - and a half.

August 18 a meeting of the Judicial Collegium for Criminal Cases of the Sverdlovsk regional court in the case of . At the Court specifically flew in from Moscow lawyer human rights activist - Valery Shuhardin and head of the All-Russian movement "For Human Rights" Lev Ponomarev.

In court Alexei Sokolov and his defenders - lawyers Roman Kachanov and Valery Shuhardin and Lev Ponomarev and Guzel Sokolova outlined his vision of the case, citing specific facts showing that the fabrication of criminal cases of human rights defender.

In the end, the court did not justify Alexis, and, having made a number of manipulations in the volume and nature of the charges, "threw" him for two years.As a result, human rights activist sentenced to three years in a penal colony, nearly half of which he score? When he was detained as a measure of restraint. Three months later, lawyers Alexei Sokolov of the Act have the right to petition for conditional dosrochth release, that they intend to do.

In what prison Alexei Sokolov will serve the remainder is not served term is still unknown: it defines as "favorite" Alexei GUFSIN of Sverdlovsk region, are still going to exist without the chief.

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