Independent Bashkir Journalists Have Jail Terms Reduced

UFA, Russia — The prison terms of two Bashkir journalists sentenced for propagating extremism and igniting interethnic hatred have been reduced by the Supreme Court in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports. Vsevolod Lebedintsev, the lawyer for journalists Airat Dilmukhametov and Robert Zahreev, said on October 6 that Dilmukhametov’s prison term was […]