Parnas Opposition Candidate Fined $23,135; Police Co-Defendant Niknorov Sentenced to 3.9 Years

June 10, 2016
Andrei Pivovarov, Parnas opposition party member, arrested last year while attempting to run as alternative candidate in Kostroma. Photo by Democratic Coalition via Facebook

LIVE UPDATES: A Parnas opposition party candidate was fined and his co-defendant, a policeman, was sentenced to 3.9 years of labor camp.

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