Sport Russia. Lawyer close to Navalny whom the Kremlin will not silence
Free Navalny, European rights court tells Russia
Russia condemns a decision calling for the Kremlin critic's release because of a risk to his life.Navalny was detained on his return to Russia last month following treatment for a nerve agent poisoning in Siberia. He was then given a jail term.
Lyubov Sobol was under house arrest on Thursday, February 25, until March 23. Alexei Navalny’s relative is accused of violating health regulations during a rally in Moscow at the end of January.
He is one of the figures of the Russian. Lyubov Sobol has been a lawyer for the for ten years. She is also one of the most fervent supporters of the main opponent of Vladimir Putin.
On Thursday February 25, she was under house arrest until March 23, accused of breaking health rules during anagain imprisoned since January 17.
Putin critic Alexei Navalny loses sentence appeal
The Russian opposition leader was sentenced earlier in February for allegedly violating parole charges. Mr Navalny, 44, was arrested on 17 January as he returned to Russia from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from a nerve-agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin - an allegation denied by Russian authorities.His sentence stems from a 2014 embezzlement conviction that he has has rejected as fabricated and the European Court of Human Rights has ruled to be unlawful.Mr Navalny had asked Moscow City Court to overturn the sentence and set him free.
Not her tryout
The intrepid activist is not her first run-in with the law.
The 33-year-old faces two to five years in prison for trespassing "with recourse to violence or threatening to use it" after ringing the doorbell of an FSB (Federal Security Service) agent.
Accompanied by activists and journalists, she wanted to question him about his role in the assassination attempt of which Navalny had been the victim in August 2020. The same day, the opponent had published a call wherePossible legislative candidate
For years, she has also been investigating the corruption of Russian elites. In 2016, she became interested in the oligarch Yevgeny Prigojine, head of the mercenary company Wagner and close to Putin. Some time later, her husband escaped a poisoning attempt, which Le Figaro said had never been cleared up.
Alexeï Navalny transferred from his Moscow prison to an unknown location
© Copyright 2021, L'Obs The Russian opponent Alexeï Navalny was transferred this Thursday, February 25 from his Moscow prison, where he had been imprisoned since his arrest in his return to Russia in mid-January, to an unknown destination, his team announced. "They haven't told anyone where he was transferred," one of his lawyers, Olga Mikhailova, told AFP, suggesting that he could have gone to the penal colony where he will serve a two-year sentence and half incarceration.
Still, attempts at intimidation do not dampen his fervor in combat. She could also be a candidate in the legislative elections in September.
In 2019, her candidacy was refused, to which she responded with a hunger strike. A prison sentence could, this time, bar his way.
Determined, the lawyer says she has no fear of imprisonment: "It would be difficult to say that I am prepared for this, but the silence, fear and indifference are even more dangerous. »
1987. Born in Lobnia, north of Moscow.
2011. Joins the Alexei Navalny Anti-Corruption Foundation.
2019. The BBC names her among the 100 most influential women.
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