Vladimir Kara-Murza still detained in Russia

Russian opposition leader, and longtime partner of the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, Vladimir Kara-Murza is facing a trial in mid-June as Russian authorities have declared him a foreign agent.

Kara-Murza, who worked closely with Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov until his assassination 2015 and has survived two poisoning attempts himself since then, was detained last week and sentenced to 15 days in jail for disobeying police orders. Russian courts have now stated that they intend to prosecute him in mid-June for allegedly spreading false information. The Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation calls for his immediate release.