The Last Drop

“Yukos Lawyer Sentenced to 7 Years,” reports The Moscow Times. Said lawyer, Svetlana Bakhmina, is a married mother of two and a self-made woman: the first in her family to get a higher education, she rose through the corporate ranks by hard work and merit.

It is now painfully clear that Putin’s junta has no problem imprisoning obviously innocent, essentially common people (as opposed to oligarchs) — even women, even mothers — on obviously trumped-up charges, imputing guilt by association.

Putin must make amends or go.

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