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Russia: Anothr Kemerovo Blogger Sued For Libelling

Categories: Russia, Legal Threats

A criminal case has been started against Kemerovo-based Alexander Sorokin (aka LJ-user commentator40 [1]), Echo Moskvy reported [2] [RUS]. Sorokin is accused of libel against Kemerovo governor Aman Tuleev [3] [EN] for the post [4] [RUS] in which he compares Russian regional governors to Latin American dictators. It is the second loud case [5] [EN] of blogger prosecution in this region in 2010.alexander_Sorokin [6]