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Executive Order to pardon Oksana Sevastidi

March 7, 2017

The President signed an Executive Order pardoning Oksana Sevastidi.

Guided by the principles of humanity, the President ruled to pardon Oksana Sevastidi, born in 1970, who was convicted on March 3, 2016, by the Krasnodar Territorial Court, and to release her from prison.

The Executive Order will come into effect five days after its official publication.

Oksana Sevastidi was found guilty of high treason under Article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation and sentenced to seven years in prison for sending a text message in 2008 from Sochi to her friend in Georgia on the movement of military vehicles towards Abkhazia.

March 7, 2017