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Russian opposition figure Kara-Murza is moved to another prison and returns to solitary confinement

Associated Press

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Lawyers for Russian opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., who is serving a 25-year sentence for treason, say he has been transferred to another prison in Siberia and placed in solitary confinement again over an alleged minor infraction. The unrelenting pressure on Russian dissidents at home and abroad has intensified significantly since President Vladimir Putin sent troops into Ukraine almost two years ago. Kara-Murza in a letter to lawyers said prison officials had accused him of disobeying a command that he said wasn’t even given to him.

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