Russian Woman Leaves Disparaging Letter On Putin’s Parents’ Graves Gets Jailed
A St. Petersburg woman who wrote on President Vladimir Putin’s parents’ grave that they had “raised a freak and a killer” has received a two-year sentence with probation on Thursday from a Russian court.
Irina Tsybaneva, 60, was convicted of desecrating graves out of political animosity by the court. Her attorney said that she chose not to enter a guilty plea since she had not physically desecrated the tomb or sought attention for it.
On the night before Putin’s birthday in October, Tsybaneva wrote on the guarded tomb, “Parents of...