Activist stirs up human rights controversy

  • 1999-08-26
  • Brooke Donald
TALLINN - The jail-house drama surrounding Russian activist Oleg Morozov ended this week when he was released after serving a 20-day detention for an administrative offense. Morozov, 45, was sentenced by a Tallinn administrative court on July 30 for violating the law on aliens which requires that he have a residence permit to live in Estonia. The Russian activist, also deputy chairman of the Union of Russian Citizens in Estonia, opted for the Russian citizenship after Estonia regained independence. He refuses to get a residency permit maintaining that he was born and raised in Estonia and t...
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