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Taisiya
Osipova was arrested in 2010 after police said four grams of heroin
were found in her home. Osipova, the mother of a six-year-old daughter,
claims that police planted drugs in revenge for her refusal to testify
against her husband, Sergei Fomchenkov, an activist with The Other Russia movement.

Fomchenkov reported the verdict on his Twitter account Friday. The court in Smolensk was not available to confirm the verdict.

A witness for the defense testified that he saw a police officer plant the drugs in Osipova’s apartment.

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