Mahiliou: fine to Aksana Samuilava
At 3.30 p.m. Aksana Samuilava, coordinator of the
civil movement “Tell the Truth!” in the Mahiliou region, was fined 875,000
rubles for “unlawful distribution of mass media without imprint”. The verdict
was issued by Judge Ihlikau in Aksana’s absence (she wasn’t invited to the
The fine concerns the detention of Aksana’s car by the road police on 3 September. The car was searched and some of printed materials of “Tell the Truth!” were found there. However, the activist didn’t distribute them. There are also other irregularities in the case. Aksana Samuilava is going to appeal against the verdict.