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EU says Russian jailing designed to suppress Olympics report

13.02.14 @ 17:36

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The EU foreign service has described as "disproportionate" Russia's jailing, on Wednesday, for three years of environmental activist Evgeny Vitishko. It noted: "This sentence ... seems aimed at preventing Mr Vitishko from presenting his report on the environmental impact of the Olympic Games.

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