Dmitriev testifies in court

On 22 August Petrozavodsk City Court heard the testimony of the Karelian historian, the head of the local branch of the ‘Memorial’, the well-known Gulag researcher Yuri Dmitriev, accused of making pornographic images of his under-age daughter. Judge Marina Nosova learned how Dmitriev took the girl to his family, how difficult it was to adopt her and how he feared the child would be taken away.

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