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Russia Sentenced Tatar Activist to Three Years in Prison for Inciting “Separatism” on Social Media

Rafis Kashapov, an activist from the Tatar community, was sentenced on September 15 to three years in jail for “calling for separatism” and “inciting ethnic hatred” on posts that he published on social media last year. His actions were described by the court as “aimed at violating the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation”. The charges related to four posts that Kashapov published on his…