An activist of the campaign "Tell the Truth" by Pavel Vinogradov sentenced to 4 years imprisonment in a strict regime, the Young Ales Kirkevich — for 4 years, a member of the initiative group Sannikov, Dmitri Drozd — to 3-year, non-partisan Andrew Protasenya — for 3 years, Vladimir Homichenko — on 3 years.
The brutality of today's sentencing of five more members the events of 19 December, former member of the House of Representatives, General Valery Frolov explains:
"The impression is that at the very top of the power hierarchy there is a sense of serious danger. They convey the same, people around badly tarnished nervous, authorities no longer believe. And the fact that at the very top of all fear, I understand that.
And that's why judges behave? From my point of view, such unjustified sentences only further escalate the situation in the society. Personally, I have a feeling there are today — one of those who have already reached a verdict before the end it does not sit out. I think for this time position in our country is change. "