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Kremlin critic Yashin handed 8 and a half years in jail for Ukraine criticism

Kremlin critic Yashin handed 8 and a half years in jail for Ukraine criticism

Russian opposition politician Ilya Yashin was sentenced on Friday to eight years and six months in jail for his criticism of Russia's military offensive in Ukraine.

Judge Oksana Goryunova of the Moscow district court said Yashin will serve the sentence in a penal colony and has 10 days to appeal the verdict, an AFP journalist reported from court.