The historian and head of the Memorial Society in Karelia, YURY DMITRIEV, will be released from the Detention Centre in Petrozavodsk on Sunday, 28 January 2018, after spending more than a year there, remanded in custody.Continue reading
“I have experienced for myself what those imprisoned in the late 1930s were feeling. Now I know the words to convey their pain, indignation and hurt, the bitterness of separation from their dear ones. Now I know how dispiriting it is, this waiting: ‘They’ll sort things out and let me go — I’ve done absolutely nothing wrong.’Continue reading
On 11 October Petrozavodsk City Court rejected petitions by Dmitriev’s lawyer and prolonged the term of his arrest for a further three months until 22 January 2018. Continue reading
On April 10, the judge of Petrozavodsk City Court Anton Levkin extended the imprisonment of the historian Yury Dmitriev for a month. He will remain in custody until May 12, as reported by the “7×7” journalist. On the same day, there was one more court session regarding the Dmitriev’s case, where the investigator’s motion for limiting the time of intake screening process was examined.