Situation of Yuri Dmitriyev - Q&A - (28 Dec. 2021)


Q: Russian historian Yuri Dmitriyev, a specialist on Stalin-era repression who works with the NGO Memorial, was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in prison. What is France’s reaction, at a time when Memorial itself is risking liquidation?

A: I refer you to today’s statement by Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian.