Published On: Mon, Apr 4th, 2016

Russia using treason charge to root out perceived enemies of the state

Alla Terikhova and son Anton Kravtsov

High treason, a charge used liberally by kings and queens in the Middle Ages, is being vigorously pursued in modern Russia to root out perceived enemies of the state. Legal advocates say such charges have tripled in recent years and are entirely political and nearly impossible to fight.

CBC | World News

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