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Russia lengthens prison sentence for Gulag historian to 13 years -Ifax cites lawyer

MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A Russian court on Tuesday lengthened the prison sentence for Yuri Dmitriev, a historian of Stalin-era crimes who was charged with sexually abusing his adopted daughter, to 13 years from three and a half years, Interfax cited his lawyer as saying.

In July, Dmitriev was found guilty, but spared a long jail term, a verdict his lawyer and supporters had disputed, saying it was based on a fabricated case to punish him for his work. (Reporting by Alexander Marrow and Polina Devitt; Editing by Gareth Jones)

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