Russian court jails opposition politician for 15 days
- Russian Federation
Yashin, a municipal deputy for Moscow's Krasnoselsky district, was detained on Monday. "The case against me is trumped up, I am innocent," Yashin said on his Telegram social media channel, linking his detention to his political activities.
Yashin is an outspoken critic of Moscow's military campaign in Ukraine, which it calls a "special military operation".
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