Russian man jailed 8 1/2 years for Ukraine action criticism


              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.  Yashin has been sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. The sentence handed Friday to Yashin, one of the few Kremlin critics to have remained in the country, marked the latest move in an intensifying crackdown on dissent. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.  Yashin has been sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. The sentence handed Friday to Yashin, one of the few Kremlin critics to have remained in the country, marked the latest move in an intensifying crackdown on dissent. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.  Yashin has been sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. The sentence handed Friday to Yashin, one of the few Kremlin critics to have remained in the country, marked the latest move in an intensifying crackdown on dissent. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.  Yashin has been sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. The sentence handed Friday to Yashin, one of the few Kremlin critics to have remained in the country, marked the latest move in an intensifying crackdown on dissent. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle behind his lawyers in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
            
              Russian opposition activist and former municipal deputy of the Krasnoselsky district Ilya Yashin gestures, smiling as he stands inside a glass cubicle in a courtroom, prior to a hearing in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Yashin faces a trial on charges stemming from his criticism of the Kremlin's action in Ukraine. (Yury Kochetkov/Pool Photo via AP)
Russian man jailed 8 1/2 years for Ukraine action criticism