Detention of Russian dissident Yashin extended by 6 months


              Russian opposition activist and municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands in a cage in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. A trial against Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures who haven't left Russia, has begun on Wednesday. He has been charged under a new law making it a crime to spread false information about the military and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
            
              Russian opposition activist and municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands in a cage in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. A trial against Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures who haven't left Russia, has begun on Wednesday. He has been charged under a new law making it a crime to spread false information about the military and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
            
              Russian opposition activist and municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands in a cage in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. A trial against Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures who haven't left Russia, has begun on Wednesday. He has been charged under a new law making it a crime to spread false information about the military and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
            
              Russian opposition activist and municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin talks to a lawyer from a cage in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. A trial against Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures who haven't left Russia, has begun on Wednesday. He has been charged under a new law making it a crime to spread false information about the military and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
            
              Russian opposition activist and municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures standing in a cage in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. A trial against Yashin, one of the few prominent opposition figures who haven't left Russia, has begun on Wednesday. He has been charged under a new law making it a crime to spread false information about the military and faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov)
Detention of Russian dissident Yashin extended by 6 months