Posted 27 декабря 2021, 11:31
Published 27 декабря 2021, 11:31
Modified 24 декабря 2022, 22:37
Updated 24 декабря 2022, 22:37
Yuri Dmitriyev himself and his lawyer in cassation appeals challenged Dmitriev's guilt for all the crimes imputed to him and asked the court to be fully acquitted. The historian does not admit his guilt. At the same time, earlier the Petrozavodsk City Court twice refused to accept the cassation appeal against the verdict of the Supreme Court of Karelia under the article on violent acts of a sexual nature against a minor adopted daughter.
In February, the St. Petersburg Court of Cassation rejected an appeal against the sentence to Dmitriyev, who had previously been sentenced to 13 years.
Let us also recall that Dmitriyev is known as the compiler of a book in memory of victims of political repression and the discoverer of mass graves in Sandarmokh and Krasny Bor. The criminal prosecution of the human rights defender began in 2016.